Students gathered in the dorm lounge.Cat Cash

You have the ability to add funds to your card for on campus purchases in an account called Cat Cash.

Cat Cash deposits can be made to your Cat Cash account on your Hillcat Card at the Bursar’s Office or online through eAccounts.

Cat Cash can be used to purchase items at Food Services locations, laundry service in University Villages A, B, and C and copier service at the Library.

Funds on the card are only allowed to be used for the purposes listed above and balances are non-refundableBe sure to periodically check your balance and review your transactions via eAccounts.

Cat Cash Forfeiture

End of Fall Semester: Cat Cash balances will remain valid after the end of the Fall Semester if the student is enrolled for the Spring Semester. If the student is not enrolled in the Spring Semester, the card will be inactivated and balances forfeited as of the last day of the Spring Semester add/drop period.

End of Spring Semester: Cat Cash balances will remain valid after the end of the Spring Semester if the student is enrolled for the Fall Semester. If the student is not enrolled in the Fall Semester, the card will be inactivated and balances forfeited as of the last day of the Fall Semester add/drop period.

Flex Dollars

Each semester, Flex Dollars in the amount defined in the housing contract are added to residents’ cards in University Housing as part of their meal plan. Flex Dollars are only available for purchases in the Hillcat Hut by University Housing residents. When a student exhausts their Flex Dollars balance, they may add additional value to their card in the form of Cat Cash.  

Meal Plans

Housing Meal Plans: As part of the Housing Contract, meal plans are a requirement for students living in University Village Complexes. See Housing Rates for current plan offerings.

Commuter Meal Plans: Meal plans are also offered to students who live off campus but would like the ability to have a meal plan added to their Hillcat Card for added convenience in purchasing on-campus meals. See Commuter Meal Plan Options or the Hillcat Card Office in Markham Hall for more information.