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University ID Card / Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

The Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

is your University ID & so much more!

  • Fitness Center Access Card
  • Meal Plan Access Card
  • On and Off Campus Debit Card
  • Residential Life Attendance Card
  • Sports Center Access Card
  • Student Identification Card
  • University Library Card
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How to Obtain an Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Visit Card Services

We can't wait to meet you
Eastern Connecticut State University
Card Services Office
228 Wood Support Services Center
2nd Floor
  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • (860) 465-5060
  • No cost for first ID Card

Student

Bring the following:
1) Photo Identification Card
  • Driver's License
  • High School ID Card
  • Military ID Card
  • Passport
2) Proof of Registration  
  • Course Schedule

Faculty / Staff

Bring the following:
1) Photo Identification Card
  • Driver's License
  • Military ID Card
  • Passport
2) Proof of Employment
  • Appointment Letter
    from Human Resources

EXPRE$$ CASH Account Information

  • The EXPRESS CASH Account works like a pre-paid debit card for on and off-campus purchases.
  • EXPRESS CASH is equivalent to dollars. 
  • Present your Eastern EXPRESS CARD when making a purchase at participating locations or swipe your card at accepting devices and the amount will be deducted from your EXPRESS CASH Account.
  • All Eastern EXPRESS CARDs have an EXPRESS CASH Account. You can choose to deposit funds into the account.
  • By making a deposit into the EXPRESS CASH Account you agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • Deposits made to an EXPRESS CASH Account cannot be withdrawn as cash.
  • Account Statements can be obtained through the Online Card Office.
  • University tuition and fees cannot be paid with the Eastern EXPRESS CARD.
  • EXPRESS CASH carries over from semester to semester and year to year.
  • Graduating and withdrawing students should request a refund at the Card Services Office.
  • Balances over $5 will be funded. EXPRESS CASH balances will be applied to university charges first.

Ways to Make an EXPRE$$ CASH Deposit

Debit/Credit Card Deposit

Online Card Office
Debit and Credit Card deposits can be made through the Online Card Office. There is a 2.85% convenience fee.
  • View Transactions
  • Check Account Balances
  • Meal Plan Usage
  • Deactivate Lost/Stolen Card
Online Card Office Info.

Guest Portal Deposit

Online Card Office
A friend or family member can make a deposit through the Online Card Office Guest Portal. They will not have full access to your account.
All they need is your:
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Eastern ID Number
Guest Portal Deposit Info.

Mobile Deposit

eAccounts
Download the eAccounts app through your Mobile Device App Store. Save payment options Online to make deposits via app.
  • View Transactions
  • Check Account Balances
  • Meal Plan Usage
  • Deactivate Lost/Stolen Card
Mobile Deposit Info.

Check & Money Order Deposit

Mail to Card Services
Eastern Connecticut State University
Card Services Office
83 Windham Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
  • Enclose Deposit Slip
EXPRESS CASH Deposit Slip

Check & Money Order Deposit

Visit Card Services
Eastern Connecticut State University
228 Wood Support Services Center
2nd Floor
  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deposit Funds Info.

Cash Deposit

Cash-to-Card Machine
Make Cash deposits to your EXPRESS CARD through the Cash-to-Card Machines located in the Smith Library, copy area or Student Center, copy area by information desk.
  • Directions displayed on machine
Cash-to-Card Machine Info.

Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD Accounts

Library Cafe

Dining Dollars

Dining Services

Dining Dollars are funds that are placed on the Eastern EXPRESS CARD which are part of Meal Plans. They can be used at on-campus Dining Services locations.

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Student Center Food Court

EXPRESS CASH

On and Off Campus

The EXPRESS CASH Account is a discretionary account on the Eastern EXPRESS CARD. These funds can be used at a host of on and off campus locations.

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Copiers and Printers

Printing Funds

On-Campus

The University adds $20 each semester in Printing Funds to student's Eastern EXPRESS Card for copying and printing on-campus.

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The EXPRE$$ CARD is Accepted at these Locations

Copiers and Printers

On-Campus

EXPRESS CASH & Print Funds
  • Bookstore
  • Card Services
  • Club Fundraising
  • Copiers & Printers
  • Health Services
  • Laundry Machines
  • Smith Library
  • Student Activities & Events
  • Vending Machines
On-Campus Locations
Copiers and Printers

On-Campus Dining Services

EXPRESS CASH & Dining Dollars

The system uses Dining Dollars before EXPRESS CASH funds. 

  • Hurley Food Court
  • Library Cafe
  • Shafer Cafe
  • Student Center Food Court
On-Campus Dining Locations
Copiers and Printers

Off-Campus

EXPRESS CASH
  • Bagel One
  • CVS/pharmacy
  • Domino's
  • Eastern Marketplace
  • Friendly's
  • Tony's Pizza
  • Oriental Cafe
  • Subway
  • Wings n' Pies
Off-Campus Locations

Lost / Stolen Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Deactivate Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Online / Mobile App / Call
Deactivate your EXPRESS CARD
so no one can access accounts.
  1. Online Card Office
  2. eAccounts Mobile App
  3. Call Card Services
    (860) 465-5060
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deactivate EXPRESS CARD

Replace Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Visit Card Services
Eastern Connecticut State University
Card Services Office
228 Wood Support Services Center
2nd Floor
  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • (860) 465-5060
  • $10 fee for replacement card
Learn More

Activate Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Online / Mobile App / Call
if found before replaced.
  1. Online Card Office
  2. eAccount Mobile App
  3. Call Card Services
    (860) 465-5060
    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activate EXPRESS CARD
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Benefits of the Eastern EXPRESS CARD

Budgeting
  • Utilize the EXPRESS CASH Account to establish a monthly / semester budget.
Convenience
  • Everything is available on one card. No need to carry cash around campus.
Protection
  • A debt free alternative to a credit card. Only spend what is available on the card.
Security
  • Purchases are limited to university approved locations and cannot be used to purchase alcohol or tobacco products.
  • EXPRESS CARDs have an identifying picture and can be deactivated quickly via Online Card Office or eAccounts mobile app.
  •  The Online Card Office and eAccounts mobile app are PCI compliant.
Speed
  • All deposits are available immediately on the card for use.
  • Lines at registers are expedited when the Eastern EXPRESS CARD is used. No change to issue or separate credit card transaction to process.
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