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Article ID: 287
Last updated: 17 Aug, 2023

University Identification Card – Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD

Card Services Office, (860) 465-5060
Kelly M. Hassler, Assistant Director, (860) 465-5773
Cynthia A. Tacelli, Assistant to the Director, (860) 465-5774

228 Alvin B. Wood Support Services Center, second floor
Office Hours – Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


All students, faculty and staff members are required to carry a University Identification Card called the Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD. Students can obtain their Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD after registering for classes. Photos are taken at the Card Services Office located on the second floor of the Alvin B. Wood Support Services Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport or high school ID is required. Students should present their course schedule, faculty and staff members need to present their appointment letter. You retain your Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD for the time period you are a member of the Eastern community.

University Identification Card / Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD Policy
Eastern EXPRE$$ Cards must be presented for Meal Plan access, EXPRE$$ CASH, Dining Dollar and Printing Funds purchases. They are also required to use the Sports Center and Fitness Center facilities, computer labs and to check out material from the library. Lost or stolen Eastern EXPRE$$ CARDs can be disabled to prevent misuse by calling the Card Services Office at (860) 465-5060 during business hours, through the Card Services Online Card Office at http://www.easternct.edu/cardservices/index.html  or by downloading the mobile device app eAccounts via your mobile device app store. Replacement and temporary Eastern EXPRE$$ CARDs are issued at the Card Services Office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a fee for replacement and temporary cards.

Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD / EXPRE$$ CASH Account
Students, faculty and staff members may deposit money into an EXPRE$$ CASH Account on their Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD. MasterCard, Visa and Discover debit and credit card deposits can be made through our PCI compliant Online Card Office at http://www.easternct.edu/cardservices/ and through the mobile device app eAccounts. Card Services charges a convenience fee for online EXPRE$$ CASH deposits. Check or money order deposits can be made by mailing to or visiting the Card Services Office, Eastern Connecticut State University, 228 Alvin B. Wood Support Services Center, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. This money can be used to make purchases at participating locations on campus. EXPRE$$ CASH can be used at Card Services, Eastern Bookstore, and J. Eugene Smith Library. EXPRE$$ CASH can also be used in copiers and printers.  Additional information can be found in the Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD and Dining Services Brochures which are available online at http://www.easternct.edu/cardservices/index.html.

Printing Funds
The University adds $20 in Printing Funds each semester to student’s Eastern EXPRE$$ CARD for copying and printing on-campus. Any Printing Funds remaining at the end of the fall semester will rollover to the spring semester. Any funds remaining at the end of the academic year will zero out in August. Printing Funds have no cash value and can only be used for copying and printing. If Printing Funds are depleted, please deposit funds into your EXPRE$$ CASH Account to continue copying and printing using your EXPRE$$ CARD to save five cents a page.

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