City of Santa Clarita Transit

EligibilitySanta Clarita Transit Bus

Students are eligible if they are currently enrolled for the academic quarter, as verified by the UCLA Registrar's Office. Faculty and Staff are eligible if they work on the UCLA campus and are employed 40% or more time. You must have a valid UCLA BruinCard before you can apply. You can purchase a Santa Clarita Transit Pass even if you already have a BruinGO! Flash Pass or an individual UCLA parking permit (UCLA Carpool Permit members are not eligible). You are not eligible for a subsidized SCT pass if you are a member of a UCLA Vanpool.


Faculty and Staff 

Quarter Sales Dates Effective Dates Cost* 
Fall 20178/28/17 - 10/20/179/18/17 - 12/31/17$215
Winter 201811/15/17 - 2/9/181/1/18 - 3/25/18$200
Spring 20183/12/18 - 5/4/183/26/18 - 6/17/18$200
Summer 20186/4/18 - 8/3/186/18/18 - 9/16/18$210


Quarter Sales Dates Effective Dates Cost* 
Fall 20178/28/17 - 10/20/179/18/17 - 12/31/17$110
Winter 201811/15/17 - 2/9/181/1/18 - 3/25/18$100
Spring 20183/12/18 - 5/4/183/26/18 - 6/17/18$100
Summer 20186/4/18 - 8/3/186/18/18 - 9/16/18$105

*This represents a 50% subsidy, with the other 50% paid for you by UCLA Transportation.

Pass Protection

If you are already a Santa Clarita pass holder, it is recommended that you register your TAP card as soon as possible by calling 1 (866) TAP-TOGO or by visiting Registration is free and the process only takes a few minutes. Having your card registered will allow you to receive a replacement pass if your TAP card is lost or stolen. If you lose an unregistered TAP card, you will not be able to receive a replacement pass, nor will you be eligible for a second subsidized pass for that quarter.

For more information on City of Santa Clarita Transit service, or to find out the hours and location for the CTO, click on the related links.

Rider Notes: 

  • Faculty & staff save even more when they sign-up for the SCT pass via payroll deduction. Inquire at CTO for details.
  • CTO only accepts cash, debit or payroll deduction for payment and you must have your BruinID ready to show at the time of purchase.
  • Commuters may also use their SCT pass to ride local SCT bus routes. 
  • You must visit the CTO office in-person at the beginning of each quarter to have the quarterly pass loaded onto your TAP card.

Please note: Payroll deduction paperwork must be submitted 4 weeks prior to valid date.

City of Santa Clarita Transit
Phone: (661) 294-1287

TAP Customer Service
Phone: (866) 827-8646

UCLA Transportation
Email: | Phone: (310) 794-7433


555 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1360

Lobby Hours

Monday – Friday 7:45 a. m. to 5 p. m.