MTS Pronto Pass- Discounted Transit Passes for Students

Palomar College students are eligible for a discounted Pronto pass through MTS. Discounted passes can be purchased online through the MyPalomar account or in person at the San Marcos Cashier’s Office. Students are required to have a current semester Student Activity Card in order to purchase the Pronto Pass. Please see below for important information including sale dates and availability.

Semester Pronto Pass- The Fall Semester Pronto Pass will be available for purchase online and in person beginning July 31st. This pass will be valid from August 1st through December 31st and will cost $178.

Monthly Pronto Pass- Monthly Pronto Passes are available online through July 30th and are always available for purchase in person at the San Marcos Cashier’s Office. The cost for the monthly pass is $57.60. Passes go on sale the 20th of the previous month through the 19th of the pass month. For example, October passes are on sale from September 20th through October 19th. Transit pass would only be valid for the month of October.


Please note:

  • When purchasing a Pronto pass online, your pass will be uploaded to your account the following business day. Passes are not valid until you have been contacted by Cashier’s Office Staff.
  • Once activated, Pronto passes cannot be refunded

Instructions on downloading the Pronto App and completing the purchase online can be found here.

Updated 07/03/23 CS

Per the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Palomar College and Metropolitan Transit System, Pronto sales are restricted to Palomar College students only at this time.