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What is Owl Bucks?

Owl Bucks is a declining balance account you can deposit into at anytime. Once funded, simply swipe your ID card as method of payment at participating locations, both on and off-campus.

Dining Dollars

  • All meal plans with the exception of 5 meal commuter, include Dining Dollars.  The amount of Dining Dollars included with meal plan varies by plan. Check your current bill or contact Dining Services for the current Dining Dollars provided with each meal plan.
  • Dining Dollars are declining balance dollars available for use at campus foodservice venues only.
  • As Dining Dollars are an included component of a semester-long meal plan, they are non-transferable and non-refundable, and balances DO NOT carry forward to the following semester.
  • Additional Dining Dollars cannot be purchased.  Instead, students may purchase additional Owl-Bucks.

How can I add funds to my Owl Bucks account?

Owl Bucks may be purchased throughout the semester by visiting the Campus Card Program Office and online depositing . To make an online deposit and to check your balance, click here.

Where can I use Owl Bucks on campus?

Owl Bucks are available for use at campus foodservice venues the University Bookstore, and many campus vending machines and laundry.

Where can I use Owl Bucks off-campus?

Click here for a list of participating locations.

What is GET?

GET is the new online tool for managing your Owl Card. You can CLICK HERE to log in using your MyWestfield username and password. Once logged in, you can check your Sodexo Bucks, your Owl Bucks balance, make deposits into Owl Bucks, check locations that accept Owl Bucks both on and off-campus, and order food for delivery or pick up participating merchants.

How can I order food online and pay with Owl Bucks?

Once you log into GET, you can order food by clicking on 'GET Food', or via the participating merchant page in 'GET Places'. Only participating merchant's menus are online. GET Food also stores recent orders, so ordering again is as simple as clicking 'order again' in the Recent Orders column.

What happens if I lose my ID Card?

Report lost or stolen cards to the Campus Card Program office immediately or log in to GET and 'report card lost' by clicking here..

Can I get a refund of my Owl Bucks?

Owl Bucks balances carry forward from semester to semester, as long as a student is enrolled. When a student graduates or withdraws from the University Owl Buck balances are transferred in full as a credit back to the student account. Refunds for credit balances are processed as per the policy of the Office of Student Accounts.

Are there any restrictions on what I can buy with Owl Bucks?

Yes—you may not purchase alcohol, tobacco, or firearms products using Owl Bucks. No exceptions made for those over 21 years of age. Also, Gift Cards may not be purchased with Owl Bucks.