Alamo Colleges Students, Faculty, and Staff, Ride VIA Free with U-Pass

February 14, 2022


Through a partnership with VIA Metropolitan Transit, all Alamo Colleges District students and employees are eligible for a free VIA goMobile U-Pass by signing up with their student or employee email address.

The pass gives you access to unlimited bus rides on VIA throughout the semester. With free high-speed Wi-Fi on all buses and transit centers, you can spend more time reading, studying, checking emails and staying connected. Once you register, the VIA U-Pass for Spring 2022 will be valid through July 31, 2022.

Download the VIA goMobile+ App

This year, VIA has upgraded their mobile access with the new VIA goMobile+ app. This new app offers an improved user-friendly design, easy access to trip planning, stronger security features to reduce fraud and more.


Available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store

Download the VIA goMobile+ App to access your free VIA U-Pass.
  1. Download VIA goMobile+ from your smartphone’s app store.
  2. Create a new account using your email address.
  3. Within 10 minutes, your VIA U-Pass will appear in the app’s Ticket Wallet as a stored pass.
  4. Activate your VIA U-Pass by tapping on “Activate Ticket.
  5. Show your ticket to the bus operator when boarding the bus.

Once the VIA U-Pass appears on your goMobile+ account, you will receive a purchase receipt via email from

Any students or employees needing assistance accessing the VIA U-Pass may contact VIA Customer Service at 210-362-2020, and select the option for goMobile+. For more information about using your VIA goMobile+ app, please visit the VIA website.

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