Mohawk Students' Association

Get Ready to Ride!

We know getting to and from your classes and around the Hamilton area can be challenging. The MSA PRESTO Bus Pass is the solution you can count on!

All full-time students at Mohawk College receive a bus pass from the MSA for the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR). This pass comes in the form of a PRESTO card.

Activating your PRESTO card

Lost your card? No problem, we can absolutely help you.
Student holding a PRESTO card in front of a blue backgroung.
Hamilton city bus at the Mohawk terminal.
Anywhere and anytime

Ride the HSR throughout the city. 

It’s valid for each semester you are enrolled and allows you to ride the HSR anywhere and anytime. 

Valid HSR U-Pass Dates for Each Semester:

Frequently Asked Questions

Presto, we have an answer.

Yes, click the chat with us button. We’re happy to help!

Log into your MyMohawk account. Select the ‘Campus Life’ tab!

Student at the MSA Front Desk getting asistance.
Have no fear, we got you

Lost, stolen or damaged cards

To replace a lost, stolen or damaged card, visit the closest Customer Service Outlet near you to purchase a replacement:

  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Fortinos
  • GO Station
  • MSA Front Desk

​Do not register your new PRESTO card online or add a transit pass.

  1. Log into your account at and click on ‘Manage’ and then ‘Report Lost Card’.
  2. Select the lost or stolen card to block and transfer the balance/account details.
  3. Under ‘Transfer the balance of my lost/stolen/damaged care to’ select ‘a new card purchased’. Click ‘Next’ and follow the prompts.
  4. Wait 24 hours, and then tap your PRESTO card on a device to complete the transfer process.

Get Ready to Ride!

Student holding a PRESTO card in front of a blue backgroung.

We know getting to and from your classes and around the Hamilton area can be challenging. The MSA PRESTO Bus Pass is the solution you can count on!

All full-time students at Mohawk College receive a bus pass from the MSA for the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR). This pass comes in the form of a PRESTO card.

Activating your PRESTO card

Lost your card? Click here.
Anywhere and anytime

Ride the HSR throughout the city. 

Hamilton city bus at the Mohawk terminal.

It’s valid for each semester you are enrolled and allows you to ride the HSR anywhere and anytime. 

Valid HSR U-Pass Dates for Each Semester:

Frequently Asked Questions

Presto, we have an answer.

Yes, click the chat with us button. We’re happy to help!

Log into your MyMohawk account. Select the ‘Campus Life’ tab!

Nope! Visit ‘I Have a PRESTO Card’ to get started.

We got you covered

Lost, stolen or damaged cards

Student at the MSA Front Desk getting asistance.
To replace a lost, stolen or damaged card, visit the closest Customer Service Outlet near you to purchase a replacement:
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Fortinos
  • GO Station
  • MSA Front Desk

​Do not register your new PRESTO card online or add a transit pass.

  1. Log into your account at and click on ‘Manage’ and then ‘Report Lost Card’.
  2. Select the lost or stolen card to block and transfer the balance/account details.
  3. Under ‘Transfer the balance of my lost/stolen/damaged care to’ select ‘a new card purchased’. Click ‘Next’ and follow the prompts.
  4. Wait 24 hours, and then tap your PRESTO card on a device to complete the transfer process.