Office of Student Life

ORCA Cards + Public Transportation

The Seattle Metro area has an extensive public transportation system. All students are provided with an ORCA card to access the local public transportation system.

ORCA cards

Orca Cards are valid for full fare and unlimited rides on:

  • Bus-Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Metro Transit, Pierce Transit, and Sound Transit
  • Rail-Sound Transit Link light rail and Sound Transit Sounder train (including Rail Plus partnership with Amtrak Cascades)
  • Streetcar-Seattle Streetcar
  • Ferry-King County Water Taxi, Kitsap Local Ferries, and Fast Ferries
  • Access Transportation-Service on Kitsap Transit and Metro Transit

For more information on the student ORCA card program, contact the Office of Student Life or read more in the Student Handbook.

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