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It’s advised for your well-being and for those around you that you avoid unnecessary travel. If you do need to get to your family or a safe space in another city, here are resources to help you do so safely and cheaply.

If you need assistance to pay for transportation to get to and from college, look into your college's emergency assistance program or Fast Fund.

Local transportation updates:

Septa University Pass verified on 8/12/2020 A 10% discount on transit passes for students who attend the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Temple University, University of the Arts, University of the Sciences, Manor College, Neumann University, and Harcum College.

Septa Discounts for Riders with Disabilities verified on 8/12/2020 50% off on Regional Rail, Subway, and Bus rides Requirements: Link to application with instructions

For additional transportation resources, check out the Transportation & Storage Section of the National COVID College Support Site.

Still in need of help? Check out the other sections of the Philadelphia Local Guide.

Please note: Edquity does not endorse nor is Edquity associated with any business, organization, product or service that is mentioned in these Guides. Edquity is not responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information provided, which may change over time. We encourage you to contact the business or organization listed to receive the most up-to-date information.

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COVID College Support was curated by Edquity and local student partners to help college students navigate emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Edquity is an application that supports college students through tough situations, from redirecting them to the right resources to providing emergency funds in times of need.

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