Open University and Special Session

How to get an Eco Pass Clipper Card?

 

Open University Students

As an Open University student, you are not eligible to receive the Eco Pass Clipper card unless you become a member of the Associated Students (AS) by paying the AS fee. Then, you become eligible to use all the AS services including the Eco Pass Clipper program. Check your fee structure at MySJSU to determine your eligibility.

Once you registered for courses and paid your fees:

1. Request an Eco Pass Clipper card online: Click the Eco Pass Clipper Card Request link and fill out the short form. Read and check the Eco Pass usage Terms & Conditions, then submit your request.

2. Bring your Open University ID card along with a photo ID to the AS Transportation Solutions - General Services Cashier counter (located in Student Union, East Wing on 9th Street Plaza, Room 1800) and pay the Associated Students fee. The staff will issue your Eco Pass Clipper card. Please note, the AS fee is not refundable,

3. Then, go to the Tower Card Window in the Student Services Center (North Garage, 1st Floor), present the Eco Pass Clipper card and AS fee receipt and apply for a Tower Card,

Please note: You must carry your Tower Card when using the Eco Pass Clipper card. VTA requires the SJSU Tower Card to be presented with the Eco Pass Clipper. VTA Fare Inspectors will issue a citation to any SJSU student or employee without a Tower Card.

Eco Pass Replacement Policy

         

Lost or stolen Tower Card and/or Eco Pass Clipper Card

If you lose your Eco Pass Clipper card or it gets stolen, contact Transportation Solutions immediately by phone (408.924.7433), email (transportation@sjsu.edu) or stop by the TS Center and report the loss. Make sure you provide your name and Tower Card number.

To replace your Tower Card ID, go to the Student Services Center on 9th & San Fernando streets, Tower Card window, and apply for a new Tower Card.

To replace your Eco Pass Clipper card visit Transportation Solutions Center located in the East Wing of Student Union building on 9th Street Plaza by the ATM's.

Eco Pass Clipper Card Replacement
First time
Second time
Third time
Fee $50 $100 No replacement
 

Please note: The replacement fee is not refundable if the original Clipper card is found.

 

Defective Eco Pass Clipper Card

If the Eco Pass Clipper card that you received is defective, you can obtain a replacement card at no cost. Bring the defective Eco Pass Clipper card to the Transportation Solutions Center and the TS staff will determine whether a no-charge replacement can be issued.

Damaged Eco Pass Clipper Card due to negligence

Please note: Do not punch holes, bend, cut or mishandle that can cause damage to the Clipper card. It will render the card void.

The AS TS will not replace an Eco Pass Clipper for free due to damage caused by negligence or mishandling.

 

Special Session Students

As a Special Session student, you are not eligible to receive the Eco Pass Clipper card unless you become a member of the Associated Students (AS) by paying the AS fee. Then, you are eligible to use all the AS services including the Eco Pass Clipper program. Check your fee structure at MySJSU to determine your eligibility.

Once you registered for courses and paid your fees, you can request an Eco Pass Clipper card online: Click the Eco Pass Clipper Card Request link and fill out the short form. Read and check the Eco Pass usage Terms & Conditions, then submit your request.

Then, go to the Transportation Solutions - General Services Cashier counter (located in Student Union, East Wing on 9th Street Plaza, Room 1800), present your Tower Card and pay the Associated Students fee. The staff will issue your Eco Pass Clipper card. Please note, the AS fee is not refundable.

Please note: You must carry your Tower Card when using the Eco Pass Clipper card. VTA requires the SJSU Tower Card to be presented with the Eco Pass Clipper. VTA Fare Inspectors will issue a citation to any SJSU student or employee without a Tower Card.

If you do not have one, go to the Tower Card Window in the Student Services Center (North Garage, 1st Floor on 9th Street), present the Eco Pass Clipper card and AS fee receipt and apply for a Tower Card.

Eco Pass Replacement Policy

         

Lost or stolen Tower Card and/or Eco Pass Clipper Card

If you lose your Eco Pass Clipper card or it gets stolen, contact Transportation Solutions immediately by phone (408.924.7433), email (transportation@sjsu.edu) or stop by the TS Center and report the loss. Make sure you provide your name and Tower Card number.

To replace your Tower Card ID, go to the Student Services Center on 9th & San Fernando streets, Tower Card window, and apply for a new Tower Card.

To replace your Eco Pass Clipper card visit Transportation Solutions Center located in the East Wing of Student Union building on 9th Street Plaza by the ATM's.

Eco Pass Clipper Card Replacement
First time
Second time
Third time
Fee $50 $100 No replacement
 

Please note: The replacement fee is not refundable if the original Clipper card is found.

 

Defective Eco Pass Clipper Card

If the Eco Pass Clipper card that you received is defective, you can obtain a replacement card at no cost. Bring the defective Eco Pass Clipper card to the Transportation Solutions Center and the TS staff will determine whether a no-charge replacement can be issued.

Damaged Eco Pass Clipper Card due to negligence

Please note: Do not punch holes, bend, cut or mishandle that can cause damage to the Clipper card. It will render the card void.

The AS TS will not replace an Eco Pass Clipper for free due to damage caused by negligence or mishandling.