Bay Card Orientation

What is The Bay Card?

  • CSUEB's student ID card

    Bay Card Example

What else can The Bay Card do?

  • Grant access to Pioneer Dining meal plans
  • Grant access to Pioneer Housing room
  • Act as CSUEB Library Card
  • Grant entry to Rec & Wellness Center
  • Grant entry to campus events (Job Fair)
  • Grant access to Bay Bucks
  • Grant access to Free Shuttle to BART

Bay Bucks

  • Dollars stored in an account to be used on and off campus
    • Copying, Printing and Duplicating, Laundry
      • Only Bay Bucks can be used to pay for these
    • Bookstore, Parking, Vending, Dining purchases
    • Student Health and ASI Business Center
  • Add value for your student using your own credit card

Adding Bay Bucks

  • Online:
    • Guest Deposit
      • Enter Student’s 9-digit PS ID (on their card)
      • Enter Student’s First and Last Name
      • Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Discover
    • Students can login with their netid and password to add themselves
  • In Person @ PHiL Stations
    • VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and cash
    • Locations:
      Library, Pioneer Housing Laundry rooms, Student Administrative Building, New University Union and Concord Campus

Bay Card Mobile Application Available in the Google Play store and the Apple App Store

  • Click on the App and search for Blackboard Transact Mobile eAccounts
    Open then search for Cal State East Bay
  • Please Note: To add money to your account you must first SAVE A PAYMENT METHOD by logging in to your
    Bay Card on-line payment profile

Estimated Bay Bucks Needed Per Quarter

Bay Bucks Estimated Budget
On Campus ResidentOff Campus Resident
Laundry - $75
Printing - $5 Printing - $15
Copying - $15 Copying - $15
Vending - $20 Vending - $50
Food - $250 Food - $150
Books - $350 Books - $350
Miscellaneous - $100 Miscellaneous - $100
Total - $815 Total - $680

U.S. Bank Optional

For more information on how you can use your Bay Card as an ATM card with U.S. Bank please click here.

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