Thank you for choosing Foothill College to pursue your academic career.
As a Foothill student, you can enjoy unlimited rides on VTA bus and light rail lines.
A student is eligible to use the Eco Pass VTA transit pass provided that students are enrolled in classes for the quarter and their fees are paid or they are on an installment payment plan.
|1||Register for classes and pay your fees||Go to MyPortal to register for your classes. You will be automatically charged a mandatory Eco Pass fee - See Fees.|
|2||Get Your Personalized Clipper Card||You must get your personalized Clipper Card from the Smart Shop. KEEP THIS CARD, IT IS GOOD FOR MULTIPLE QUARTERS AND FOR LIFE BEYOND FOOTHILL COLLEGE. Then once you pay all your Foothill College fees, your card is updated to work with VTA.|
|3||Register Your Clipper Card Online with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)||Go to www.clippercard.com and click on the "Register a card" link on the top left side of the page. You will need to create a My Clipper account. If you do not register your card and you lose it you will lose all non-Eco Pass values you have placed on the card. If you place other values on to the Clipper Card you will be able to use it for multiple transit agencies.|
|4||Enjoy Unlimited Rides on VTA Buses and Light Rail within Santa Clara County||See VTA routes to Foothill
that travel from where you live and work. The Eco Pass on your Clipper Card will be valid
for the following periods of each quarter. As long as you are enrolled and have
paid all of your fees you will be able to enjoy unlimited ridership. Simply wand your
Clipper Card next to the fare box when entering the bus/light rail.
The Eco Pass is for currently enrolled Foothill students only. Any other use constitutes fraud.
|5||Got questions not answered here?||See our Frequently Asked Questions page.|