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.
  • Laundry
    Residence hall tenants and guests pay with Campus Cash to use washers and dryers.
  • Photocopying
    Anyone with a valid University ID card or value card can use Campus Cash at convenience copiers.
  • Printing
    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.

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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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.

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Meal plans

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.

Check your meal plan balance at icardwallet.uis.edu or at the ID Center.

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Students assessed the General fee and others who have purchased a membership may use Campus Recreation facilities by presenting their i-card.

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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.

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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.

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