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Bearcat Card

Convenient. Safe. Widely accepted. No transaction fees.
Accepted at 60+ locations, plus vending machines on campus, and 80+ off-campus locations!

Face of the #BearcatCard

Bearcats, the faculty/staff Face of the Bearcat Card contest has been suspended until Fall 2016.  Contestant submissions will be accepted until Friday, Sept. 2.  Winners will be announced in early October. Thank you for your patience.

Faculty/Staff Face of the Bearcat Card

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Become One of the New Faces of the Bearcat Card!

Upload a 30-second (or less) video to the UC MainStreet Facebook page using one of the prompts above by Friday, Sept. 2, using #BearcatCard – creativity and enthusiasm encouraged!

  • Exemplify UC spirit
  • Support UC’s mission, OR
  • Share your favorite place to use your Bearcat Card, OR

Two winners will be chosen! Winners will receive:

  • $75 prize on your Bearcat Card
  • Featured story on uc.edu/bearcatcard
  • Be seen on digital, social media and printed promos throughout the year.

Winners will be announced in early October. 

Student Face of the Bearcat Card

Meet Erin Walsh, the 2015 Face of the #BearcatCard!

Meet Katone Roberts, the 2014 Face of the #BearcatCard!


Contact Us

Bearcat Card Customer Service

The Bearcat Card is the smart way to do business on campus. Swipe it and conduct business all over campus. It can also be used off campus at participating restaurants and stores.

The Bearcat Card office is located at the MainStreet Connection Center in TUC, Level 3, with limited services on nights and weekends.

The Bearcat Card office offers the following services:

  • Deposits to Bearcat Card
  • Bearcat Visitor Cards
  • Campus Dining Pass
  • Troubleshooting Bearcat Card problems
  • Lost card deactivation and reactivation

The MainStreet Connection Center hours are 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; closed on Sundays during the regular academic year. Hours vary during the summer and academic breaks.

MainStreet Connection Center
Main lobby, Tangeman University Center, Level 3
(513) 556-2000
bearcatcard@uc.edu