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:
- Food and beverages
Campus Cash is accepted at dining locations, vending machines, and snack bars.
Residence hall tenants and guests pay with Campus Cash to use washers and dryers.
Anyone with a valid University ID card or value card can use Campus Cash at convenience copiers.
Students, faculty, and staff pay for printing at UIS computing facilities using Campus Cash. (Students are allotted $25 in printing funds each calendar year.)
- Textbooks and supplies
The UIS Bookstore accepts Campus Cash.
PNC Bank account
Springfield students, you may bank with your i-card if you open a Virtual Wallet Student account and link your i-card to it.
Use your i-card to access your meal plan, which is provided by UIS Food Service. To get a meal plan, complete a Meal Plan Agreement form [PDF] and submit it at the ID Center. Terms and conditions [PDF] apply.
Students assessed the General fee and others who have purchased a membership may use Campus Recreation facilities by presenting their i-card.
Identification and access
Swiping or scanning your i-card helps campus units confirm your current status. You must identify yourself for the following services:
- Library use
Students, employees, alumni, and others have borrowing privileges at Brookens Library.
- Door access
Persons receive access as needed. A building's access control manager determines this need.
Having an i-card can save you money. There are many discounts available to cardholders on the Springfield campus:
- Athletics event discounts
Students receive discounts on Athletics events tickets.
- Performing arts event discounts
Students may buy discounted tickets to events at Sangamon Auditorium.
- Shopping and service discounts
i-card Perks are discounts that local merchants offer to University i‑card holders.