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Transit Passes

Parking and Commuter Services, along with North County Transit District, is subsidizing the cost of the monthly SPRINTER/BREEZE pass for students. To be eligible for the College Monthly Transit Pass, a valid CSUSM Student ID is required. Verification of enrollment is required (semester validation sticker must be on back of CSUSM ID card). 

College Monthly Transit Pass

EFFECTIVE JULY 2018 - The College Monthly Transit Pass will be $40, providing a $19 savings off the regular monthly price.

The College Monthly Transit Pass is sold on a Compass Card! View more Information on the Compass Card. The Compass Card is a plastic card that is reloadable and reusable. 

Purchasing and Reloading a Compass Card

CSUSM transit riders can purchase the Compass Card and/or reload at the Parking and Commuter Services office.

The monthly pass is loaded at the parking office and activated automatically when the Compass Card is "tapped" on the card validator at the SPRINTER station or on the BREEZE bus.

  • For first time users of the CSUSM monthly College Compass card there is a $5.00 fee.
  • To protect your Compass Card from lost, stolen or damage it must be registered at or phone 511.
  • For more details on this program and how to use your compass card contact Commuter Services at 760-750-7520.


The College Monthly Transit Pass will be offered through the Parking and Commuter Services office during normal business hours. All other passes can be bought at other fare distribution locations. See the North County Transit District website for more information.


The BREEZE bus route 347 will run westbound from the Cal State SPRINTER station stopping at Craven Circle then continuing to Palomar College with a stop at the corner of Via Vera Cruz and San Marcos Boulevard. 


The eastbound 347 will travel from Palomar to the Cal State SPRINTER station, stopping again at Via Vera Cruz and Craven Circle. 

Sprinter Connections

Route 347 will run in conjunction with the arrival and departure of the SPRINTER. For complete information on the stops and schedule please go to .

This route will run Monday through Friday beginning at 5:20 am at the Cal State SPRINTER station. The last run of the day departs Craven Circle at 7:37 pm.

This is a regular North County bus and has set arrivals and departures, so plan accordingly. The driver will not delay for individuals.

The College Monthly Transit Pass can be used on both the BREEZE and SPRINTER.

For schedule information on the BREEZE and the SPRINTER go to: