MSA PRESTO Bus Pass
COVID-19 HSR Updates fOUND on the city of Hamilton website.
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. The pass is valid for each semester you are enrolled and allows you to ride the HSR anywhere and anytime throughout the city.
Valid HSR U-Pass Dates for Each Semester:
Spring/Summer: May 1 – August 31
Fall: September 1 – December 31
Winter: January 1 – April 30
Q: “I’m having trouble setting up my card. Can someone help me?”
A: Yes, click the chat with us button. We’re happy to help!
Q: “I deleted the email with the code, what do I do?”
A: Log into your MyMohawk account. Select the ‘Campus Life’ tab!
To replace a lost, stolen or damaged card, visit the closest Customer Service Outlet near you to purchase a replacement:
Shoppers Drug Mart
MSA Front Desk *If on Campus*
Do not register your new PRESTO card online or add a transit pass.
Once your card has been replaced, follow these steps:
Log into your account at and click on 'Manage' and then 'Report Lost Card'.
Select the lost or stolen card to block and transfer the balance/account details.
Under 'Transfer the balance of my lost/stolen/damaged care to' select 'a new card purchased'. Click 'Next' and follow the prompts.
Wait 24 hours, and then tap your PRESTO card on a device to complete the transfer process.
lost, stolen or damaged cards
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Enter your address and hit GO! - you will receive the best bus routes to the school!