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Bearcat Card System Upgrade

On Tuesday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m., UC is upgrading to the latest version of the Bearcat Card system in order to provide a better user experience.  Please note that during the transition, the system will be down.

While the Bearcat Card system is upgrading, access to the Residence Halls, meal plans and the Campus Recreation Center will be available, but funds on Bearcat Cards will not be available until the system comes back up. We anticipate the system will be back up and running by 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 24. On-campus locations will come up first. It may take several days to get all off-campus locations converted to the new system. We anticipate all locations will be completely up and running by Friday, August 8. Visit our Bearcat Card site at to see a daily list of merchants as they come back online.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Should you have any questions during this time, please contact the Bearcat Card Office at, or call 513-556-2000, or log a call at

Convenient, Safe, Widely Accepted, No Transaction Fees. Simplify your life!
Use at 60+ locations on campus, and 80+ off campus!

Merchant Spotlight


Mr. Hanton's Handwiches

Whether your favorite is the Cincinnati Caviar or the Disco Inferno, Mr. Hanton's Handwiches' gourmet hot dogs are sure to leave you satisifed.

Starting as a food truck in Cheviot, OH, Mr. Hanton's Handwiches now calls Clifton home on Calhoun St. 

Check out the full menu to find your favorite.

Adding money to your Bearcat Card

We suggest adding at least $1,050 to your Bearcat Card each semester to cover basic expenses. Here's a breakdown of what those expenses could be:

Suggested Semester Budget Minimum Ideal
Textbooks $600 $900
School Supplies $97 $150
Laundry $75 $113
Photocopying $30 $37
Vending $21 $52
Convenience Items $67 $135
Other Food, Snacks $90 $225
Entertainment $70 $188
Total $1,050 $1,800


Win Awesome Prizes with Your Bearcat Card

Load $500 or more to your Bearcat Card by or before August 5, 2014 to be entered to win 1 of 6 awesome prizes. Prizes include: a $250 gift card to the UC Bookstores, personal printer, and more!

Three Ways to Deposit Money

• You or a parent can log onto your Canopy/Blackboard Account
• Stop by the MainStreet Connection Center in TUC, Level 3
• Use the load station in TUC, Level 2