About the Card

About the Eastern ID Card/Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Your Eastern ID Card / EXPRE$$ CARD is your University ID card.  It is required for all students, faculty and staff.  Eastern uses a unique 8 digit ID # for each student, faculty and staff members.

The Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD is your ID and much more!

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  1. University Identification Card / Student ID
  2. Meal Plan Card
  3. University Library Card
  4. Sports Center / Fitness Center Access Card
  5. On-Campus Debit Card – Eastern EXPRE$$ CASH
  6. Off-Campus Debit Card – Eastern EXPRE$$ CASH

The EXPRE$$ CARD can also function as a pre-paid debit card allowing for purchases at locations on and around Eastern’s campus.  The EXPRE$$ CASH Account can be used year round and carries over from year to year. If your card is lost or stolen it can be deactivated 24/7.

Note: Funds deposited into the EXPRE$$ CASH Account are not available for cash withdrawal.
Please read the Terms of Agreement.

How to obtain an Eastern Identification Card:

Visit the Card Services Office:
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Eastern Connecticut State University
Wood 228 Support Services Center, 2nd Floor.

Bring the following with you:
Students: Proof of registration at Eastern
(copy of class schedule)
Faculty and Staff: Appointment Letter &
Photo Identification Card
(driver’s license, passport, military ID)

Where you can use the Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

  • Purchase food at our four on-campus Dining Services locations.
  • Pay for copying, printing, and late book fines at the J. Eugene Smith Library.
  • Make purchases at the Eastern Bookstore.
  • Pay for vending machine purchases around campus.
  • Pay for laundry machines in residence halls.
  • Pay for vaccinations and prescriptions at Health Services.
  • Pay for replacement ID cards and electronic access FOBs at Card Services.
  • Pay for Campus Activity Board student activities and events.
  • Make purchases at off-campus locations. (see Off Campus tab for a complete list of businesses in the community that accept the Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD)