Get up and go ... with GoPass


A car-free commute at Duke is easier than ever with GoPass, which allows all students and eligible faculty and staff to take unlimited rides on GoDurhamGoTriangle, and GoRaleigh. With the GoPass, you can hop on a variety of eligible bus routes near campus and your home or office, swipe the GoPass, and save time and money while cutting carbon emissions.

The GoPass is free to students -- eligible faculty and staff pay $25/year.

We provide program guidelines and suggest steps for using the GoPass. Be sure to read these before requesting one.


Eligibility for a GoPass varies:

  • Faculty and staff - You are eligibile if you work on or within a half mile of East, West, Central, or the Health System campuses, or at the American Tobacco Campus. Check the map to verify eligibility.
  • Students - All undergraduate, graduate and professional students are eligible. 
  • Affiliates - If you are a visiting scholar, faculty emeritus, temporary employee, or contract employee, you may obtain a GoPass for $25/year.

Those who are not eligible for a GoPass through Duke include:

  • Spouses of Duke faculty, staff, and students
  • Students of other universities taking a Duke class
  • Volunteers

If you are not eligible for a GoPass through Duke, you may purchase passes directly from GoTriangle -- many are discounted.

Obtaining Your GoPass

To obtain a GoPass, bring your current DukeCard (Duke ID) to one of our locations.

Please note that the annual GoPass cycle is August through September (e.g. August 1,2016 through September 30, 2017).  Upon purchasing your first GoPass, future renewal offers will be emailed to you prior to the start of the new annual term, offering the option to renew online and have a new annual GoPass mailed to your home address.