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Cougar Bucks  Optional account that can be used for vending, laundry, printing, bookstore, meals, other places on campus and for off-campus vendors. See a full list of places you can use your Cougar Card on-campus and off-campus. Funds are added to this account online through Blackboard (login, select "Services" then the second tab "myCougarCard"), GET (click on "click here to login"), the GET phone app, or in person with the Cougar Bucks Deposit Form at the Bursar Office, Rendleman Hall, Room 1101. Unspent money can be refunded upon separation from the University with the submittal of a completed Request for Refund form. See Request for Refund for details.

Mandatory Meal Plan – 60/40 A or B Plan  These meal plans are required and are part of the housing contract for all residents of Woodland, Prairie, or Bluff Hall. No sales tax is charged for mandatory meal plans. Residents of Evergreen Hall or Cougar Village Apartments have the option of purchasing a meal plan. Plans can be used only for meals at any University food venue. Any unspent money on these plans are refunded automatically at the end of spring semester to the student's account.  If you owe the University, this amount will be used to reduce your balance.

Spend $ on ... Tax-Exempt? Available to ... Refundable?
Cougar Bucks Meals and More on & off-campus No Students, faculty, staff Yes, upon separation from the University
Mandatory Meal Plans Meals Only Yes Mandatory for residents of Woodland, Prairie and Bluff Hall. Optional for residents of Evergreen Hall and Cougar Village Yes. Automatically refunded at end of spring semester to your student account
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