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2021 DART Transit Pass Renewal for SMU Employees

The University offers discounted annual DART transit passes to benefits-eligible SMU employees.

The University will subsidize the cost of a DART local or regional pass by $400 on a prorated basis for employees who do not have an SMU parking permit.  To help further offset the cost of DART transit passes, benefits-eligible SMU employees may choose to pay for their annual DART transit pass through payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis.

DART is also offering an additional COVID relief discount to employees who purchased a 2020 annual DART pass when they purchase their 2021 annual pass. 

The 2021 DART local transit pass annual rate will be discounted $120 for a total cost of $600 for employees who purchased a 2020 DART annual transit pass.  If you do not have an SMU parking permit the cost will be further discounted $400 for a total cost of $200. 

The regional transit pass annual rate will be discounted $240 for a total cost of $1,200 for employees who purchased a 2020 DART annual transit pass,  If you do not have an SMU parking permit the cost will be further discounted $400 for a total cost of $960. 

The DART COVID relief discount will be applied separately after your order is received. 

To order your DART Transit Pass.  Please go to the Parking and ID Card Services Office website at https://smu.edu/parkingservicesand log in with your SMU ID and password.  Please only fill out the form if you are a benefits-eligible SMU employee and choose to have the cost of your annual transit pass payroll deducted.

  • Select “Permits” and “Get Permits” from the pull down at the top of the screen and choose your permit
  • Click next
  • Choose the DART pass you want for 2021  the 21DGP for the GoPass App and 21DT for the transit card.
  • Select the acknowledgement statement and select next
  • Confirm your selection and click next
  • Select acknowledgement for Payroll Deduction
  • Your order is complete.

Your 2021 annual DART transit pass will be activated through DART’s mobile GoPass ticketing application automatically on Jan. 01, 2021 once your order has been processed. 

Employee DART order will only be accepted during the benefits open enrollment period benefits and must be received by no later than October 31, 2020 After October 31, 2020 SMU employees must purchase their transit pass directly from DART at the full rate. 

Please contact the Parking and ID Card Services Office at idcard@smu.edu or 214-768-7275 for additional information or assistance.