Activate Account

Getting started is easy and free. There are no forms to fill out or fees to pay. Simply activate your account with an initial deposit at one of the locations below:


  • Online with Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card
  • In person with cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard at any University Park Commons Desks, the University Park id+ Office (103 HUB-Robeson Center), or the University Park Assignment Office for Campus Residences (201 Johnston Commons)
  • With a payroll deduction from your Penn State paycheck
  • With cash or check at the Housing and Food Services Offices and selected dining services at the Commonwealth Campuses

Activation signifies agreement with the terms and conditions of the cardholder disclosure (pdf).