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Campus Cash

Besides being your valid form of NYU identification, your NYUCard may be activated like a debit account; a convenient alternative to cash. The Campus Cash account is provided to students (taking credit bearing courses), faculty, and staff at New York University. Summer Housing Residents may also participate in the program. However, Campus Cash locations are limited to Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Working much like a bank debit card, money can be placed in an account that can be drawn upon for purchase of goods and services at many locations on and off campus. For a current list of locations, visit Merchant Locations.

Benefits of Campus Cash
  1. Convenience - Campus Cash is widely accepted on and off campus (view merchant locations).
  2. Safety - You don't have to worry about carrying around cash, credit cards, or debit cards.  Your money is secure and if your card needs to be replaced the funds are immediately available.
  3. No Risk - Campus Cash does not expire and it is fully refundable when you leave the university.
  4. Saves Time - No need to wait for change, just swipe and go.
  5. Saves Money - Campus Cash purchases at NYU Dining Halls are tax free.


Campus Cash is the convenient, cashless way to pay on and off campus. Not only can you use it at select vending and laundry machines, Campus Dining facilities, ITS Computer Labs, NYU Bookstores, Copy Central, and Ticket Central, you can also use it at several of the most popular businesses in the area.


You'll like Campus Cash because it's easy, convenient, it makes good financial sense, and it keeps you connected to your child's NYU experience. You can budget to meet estimated expenses, review spending habits and make easy deposits with a guest log-in.

Faculty and Staff

We're happy to extend to you all of the benefits of the Campus Cash program. Campus Cash is a great budgeting tool for meals and services while at work. Leave the credit and debit cards at home. Now it's easier than ever to use Campus Cash to make purchases on and off campus.

Check out merchants accepting Campus Cash at Merchant Locations and keep an eye out for merchants displaying the Campus Cash logo.

Summer Residents

Campus Cash is a pre-paid services account that works similar to a bank debit card except that cash cannot be withdrawn. Refunds are available at the end of Summer Session II. You simply put money into your account and then present your NYUCard to any of the participating merchants to make purchases. Campus Cash can be used at select vending and laundry machines, Campus Dining facilities, ITS Computer Labs, NYU Bookstores, and Ticket Central; you can also use it at several of the most popular businesses in the area.

Making Deposits

Making a deposit to your Campus Cash Account is simple and convenient. If your funds run low during the term, you or your guests may add funds to your Campus Cash Account by using Campus Cash on-line. Students, faculty, and staff can access Campus Cash on-line by logging into their NYU Home account at, clicking on the NYU Life tab and locating the Campus Cash and Meal Plan Management channel.

Campus Cash on-line accepts credit cards and debit cards for deposit. The following cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Deposits made using Campus Cash on-line are immediately posted to your account.

Cash deposits may also be made at any of the Value Transfer Stations on campus. Dollar denominations of $5, $10 and $20 will be accepted and the funds will be immediately credited to your Campus Cash account. Please refer to the list of Value Transfer Stations for the most convenient locations.

For further information, call NYU Campus Cash at (212) 998-1001 or email us at

Make Campus Cash work for you. Deposit today!



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