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Manage Your Cougar Card

You can manage your Cougar Card through Blackboard or GET.  You will need your e-ID and password to access either web page or the app.  When you use Blackboard, select "services" in the top right hand corner of the screen.  Then select the second tab "my Cougar Card."  From this tab you can see your account balance, spending history, report a lost card, or submit your photo on-line. When you use the GET website (, select Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as your institution.  Click "continue" and then "click here to login". This is where you will enter your e-ID and password. From the Overview Page you can see your account balance, spending history, report a lost card, submit a photo, or add funds. Or download the "GET" app on your phone to access your information.

Your Cougar Card can access two monetary accounts: a Cougar Bucks account (money that can be spent anywhere the card is accepted on campus or for off-campus vendors) and University meal plans.

To use the Cougar Bucks debit feature, you must deposit money into your Cougar Bucks account before making your first purchase. Deposits into your Cougar Bucks debit account may be made by check or cash in person at the Bursar's Office, Room 1101, Rendleman Hall; or online. 

University Housing meal plans are purchased at the same time as your University Housing accommodations. (Please refer to the University Housing contract or mandatory meal plan brochures for details about meal plan requirements.

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