Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Admissions



The Feinberg School participates in the Chicago Transit Authority, Ventra U-PASS Program.  All students will be issued a discounted fare card for CTA public transportation use. All enrolled students are required to participate in the program whether they choose to use the fare card or not.

Picture Submission Instructions

In order to prepare a Ventra U-PASS fare card for you, CTA/Ventra must receive a headshot picture of you in jpg. format. The picture must clearly show your face (no sunglasses/no hats), the background should be white and the picture cannot include other people. The ideal photo to submit would be a passport photo. You can use the same photo you submit for your Northwestern Wildcard.  

When sending your jpg. picture of yourself, please add U-PASS Photo to the e-mail subject line and submit it to:

The deadline to submit your picture for Ventra U-PASS is July 7, 2017.

More information about the Ventra U-PASS program can be found here: