Bear Bucks
A cashless payment system on the WashU ID card that can be used tax free on-campus and at select off-campus merchants.
Enroll & Manage
Opening a Bear Bucks Account, seeing your balance, and loading funds.
for Students for Faculty-Staff
Bear Bucks Merchants
Your ID card is your gateway to life here at WashU and our surrounding community.
Rent a Bear Bucks Card Reader
Fill out the included form and send it to Campus Card, or deliver it hardcopy to Our Office in person.
Get Started
How to Sign In
There is no way for a parent to seperately view a student’s Bear Bucks account. Instead, the parent must directly sign into GET through their student’s WUSTL login.
How to Deposit
At any time, parent/guardians can deposit funds into their student’s account without signing in.
  • Go the link below and enter your student’s 11-digit card number that will be displayed on the top-left corner of their WashU ID card.
  • Enter their legal First & Last Name
Payment Method
  • RECOMMENDED: When adding Bear Bucks, choose the Bill Me option. This way charges are immidiately deferred to a Tuition Statement. Through this billing method, you will incur no transaction or surprise fees.
  • Loading Bear Bucks with a Credit Card incurs a small transaction fee.
Load your Scholar’s Account
Apply for a Bear Bucks Account
Our office can provide a custom Bear Bucks account to other members of the WashU community including University departments, guests, and contractors.
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