Springfield card uses

Campus Cash debit account

Carry your i-card and carry less cash! Use Campus Cash, the UIS campus debit account, to pay for any of the following:

  • Food and beverages
    Campus Cash is accepted when you purchase food or beverages at dining locations, vending machines, and snack bars.
  • Laundry
    Residence hall tenants and guests pay for use of laundry facilities with Campus Cash.
  • Photocopying
    Anyone with a valid University ID card or value card may use Campus Cash at convenience copiers.
  • Printing
    Students, faculty, and staff may pay for printing at UIS computing facilities using Campus Cash. In addition, students are allotted $25 in printing funds per calendar year.
  • Textbooks and supplies
    The UIS Bookstore accepts Campus Cash.

You may check your Campus Cash balance or add money to your account at icardwallet.uis.edu or by visiting the ID Center.

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Meal plan access

UIS students living in campus housing may purchase meal plans. To get a meal plan, complete a Meal Plan Agreement form [PDF] and submit it at the ID Center. Meal plan enrollees are responsible for reading meal plan Terms and Conditions [PDF].

You can check your balance at icardwallet.uis.edu or at the ID Center.

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Students assessed the General fee and faculty and staff who have purchased a membership may use Recreational Sports facilities by presenting their i-card.

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Identification and access

Swiping or scanning your i-card enables campus units to confirm your status as a current student, employee, or retiree. The most common services that require you to identify yourself are:

  • Library use
    Students, employees, alumni, and others have borrowing privileges at Brookens Library.
  • Door access
    Persons receive access upon request, if such access is needed. The access control coordinator for the related building(s) determines who needs and gets door access.

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Having an i-card can save you money, too. There are many discounts available to cardholders on the Springfield campus:

  • Athletics event discounts
    Students receive discounts on Athletics events tickets.
  • Shopping and service discounts
    i-card Perks are special discounts that local merchants offer to University i‑card holders.
  • Performing arts event discounts
    Students may buy discounted tickets to events at Sangamon Auditorium.

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