Campus Cards have mighty powers — got yours?

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UFV’s Campus Cards might not look larger this year — but they’re stuffed with books, meals, and deals like never before.

Having served as library cards and student and employee ID cards for years, they can now be pre-loaded with cash — in person, or by calling the Campus Card office. Parents can chip in too, ensuring students have fast access to university necessities like food, school supplies, and even strong coffee.

“The goal is to streamline the process for students by providing one card to access a multitude of services,” says Campus Card coordinator Sheila St. Laurent.

Serving as an all-encompassing campus catch-all, Campus Cards have three fund allocations: one for meal plans, one for Cascade funds (Bookstore, etc.), and another for printing/photocopying.

“Parents love it because when they deposit money into the card, they know where it’s going. If a student needs supplies from the Bookstore, they’re set. It even saves students from fishing in pockets, purses, or backpacks for coffee change.”

Better yet, Campus Cards can be powered up with a U-Pass sticker though UFV’s Student Union Society, paving the way to free use of local recreational facilities and transit, plus exclusive deals throughout the Fraser Valley.

Your Campus Card is your university ID. Don’t have yours yet? Don’t hesitate — visit the Campus Card office on the Abbotsford campus (Room B239) or drop by the library on the Chilliwack campus at CEP.

What you’ll need: Students must be registered in the Fall semester and have government-issued ID, such as a driver’s licence, BCID card, or passport.

What you can do with the Campus Card:

Abbotsford:

•       Buy your books, supplies, and clothing in the Bookstore

•       Get a meal in the café

•       Grab a coffee and a bagel at Tim Hortons

•       Get a Meal Plan and save 5%!

•       Do your laundry if you live in residence

•       Borrow resources from the library

•       Print and photocopying

•       Have lunch at Aftermath: Student Union Society restaurant

•       Buy a membership at the Student Athletic Centre (campus gym)

 

Chilliwack:

•       Buy your books, supplies, and clothing in the CEP Bookstore

•       Get a coffee at CEP’s Starbucks

•       Get a meal at TTC Rivers Cafeteria

•       Borrow resources from the library

•       Print and photocopying

 

Watch Sasq ‘ets put his Campus Card through its paces, visit www.ufv.ca/campuscard/. Need more information, call 1-888-504-7441 ext. 6363, email CampusCard@ufv.ca, or visit www.ufv.ca/campuscard/.

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