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Free DART Passes

To be eligible for the free DART pass you must:
  • Register for 6 or more credit hours at El Centro College during the Fall or Spring Semester
  • Or 3 or more credit hours at El Centro College during the Summer Semester.
  • Pay your account in full or participate in a DCCCD pay plan.
  • Be enrolled in the classes on certification day.
  • Have a valid El Centro student ID.
  • Have a current semester sticker.
Flex classes are not considered eligible until the course is certified.  Certification date is contingent on first class day and course length.
DART passes are also available to non-credit students enrolled in at least 96 contact hours in a single quarter or 48 hours in the summer at El Centro College.

DART Pass distribution begins on:
  • The 13th class day of the Fall and Spring Semesters. 
  • The 4th class day of the Summer Session in which you are enrolled.
  • The day after a Flex course certification day.
The DART Rail station nearest El Centro is West End Station.

Get the complete DART rail and bus schedules and maps at