OtterCard Services

The OtterCard serves primarily as a student identification card to receive the following services:

  • library card
  • campus shuttle and MST buss pass
  • Otter Sports Center pass
  • discount card at participant local retailers

If you:

  • Live in the Residential Halls, your OtterCard is used as an "Electronic Key."  You need your OtterCard to gain access to the Residential Halls.
  • Purchase a Meal Plan, your OtterCard is used to keep track of your Meal Points.  You need your OtterCard at all dining facilities.

OtterBucks:

You can add "OtterBucks" to your card online or at the Campus Service Center to be used as a debit card at all dining facilities, the campus bookstore, and selected vending and copy machines.

Replacements:

The OtterCard program is funded by the students. A $10.00 replacement fee is charged for all lost, stolen or damaged cards.

Card care tips:

  Do not:  
  • leave in direct sunlight for example on the dash of a car
  • expose to extreme heat or open flames
  • expose to organic solvents, thinners, mineral spirits
  • machine wash
  • use as an ice scraper or scraping tool
  • crimp, punch holes, bend, or twist card
  • re-laminate
  • immerse in alcohol, Isopropyl, ethanol, methyl etc.
  • bite
  • pound with a pen or tool