Your Campus Card is more than just a student ID, it’s the key to many services Columbia has to offer.
First Step ⇒ In order to use of your Campus Card you will need to register your card via the Online Card Office. This feature is designed to allow you to create your own login information. If you currently have funds on your Campus Card, you still need to register your card in order to access those funds. For more details on registering your card visit: www.colum.edu/campuscard.
By adding Columbia Cash to your Campus Card, you can purchase food and beverages from the Café University locations, the library coffee bar, and vending machines around campus.
You can also pay for printing services in the library and open labs, as well as purchase snacks, books, and merchandise in the bookstore.
Funding your Campus Card is a good way to stay on track with your personal budget. You can track your spending through the online card office anytime, see a history of your purchases, and, if needed, reload your balance.
Book Charge Program
You can request a Book Charge to authorize a specified dollar amount to be credited to your Campus Card to purchase books at the Columbia Bookstore. This program allows you to put up to a $750 line of credit on your Campus Card to use for purchasing your books. So if you are waiting for funds, and you need to get your books right away, the Book Charge Program can help!
80 Meal Plan
The Campus Card can be used to access the 80 Meal Plan at any of the Café University locations on campus. The program allows students to receive a discounted meal plan by purchasing the meal plan, your Campus Card will be credited with a total of 80 meals. Simply show your Campus Card at any Café to receive your meals.