Humboldt State University

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Housing + Dining

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The C-Card

The scholastic life can get hectic. Between classes, meetings, study sessions and trips to the library, you have to somehow find time to eat, run errands and attend to life's necessities. We offer the Convenience Card to make life a little easier. Your HSU student, faculty, or staff ID card can pull double duty as your C-Card.

All you have to do is make the initial deposit to activate your ID card to serve as a debit account. Your card can be used for purchases at any participating campus location. Deposits are easily made at most Dining locations (not the J), at the kiosk on the wall outside the AS Office in the South Lounge, by phone 826-5983 or 826-5510, at the Housing + Dining Cashier, by mail, or online. Read more about C-Card at c-card.humboldt.edu.

Using the C-Card is Easy

The C-Card can be used to purchase food, textbooks, clothing, event tickets, supplies, on campus vending and laundry and more without having to carry cash. Once you activate your C-Card account, all purchases made with the C-Card will be automatically deducted from your account balance. To check your current balance, simply ask at any participating location or visit your account online.

What the C-Card Offers

Convenience

The C-Card eliminates the need for you to carry cash on campus. Your card is valid at all participating locations, and during summer and winter breaks. Any remaining balance at the end of each semester automatically rolls over to the following semester.

No Usage Fees

There are no fees to activate or use the C-Card.

Security

If the card is ever lost or stolen, report it to the Housing and Dining Cashier or online; the card will be immediately deactivated and the remaining account balance will be guaranteed.

Budget

The C-Card helps students and parents budget campus expenses.

Discounts

HSU Dining Services offers a 5% discount when using your C-Card at the Depot, Hilltop Marketplace, College Creek Marketplace, Library Cafe, The J and the Giant's Cupboard.

Convenient Deposits

C-Card deposits are easily made at most Dining locations (not the J), at the kiosk on the wall outside the AS Office in the South Lounge, by phone 826-5983 or 826-5510, at the Housing + Dining Cashier, by mail, or online at the c-card website.

Locations:

All Campus Dining locations; College Creek Marketplace, Depot, Giant’s Cupboard, Hilltop Marketplace, The J, Library Cafe and Windows Cafe

HSU Bookstore
Most campus vending machines
Printing at Campus Computer Labs
Residence Hall’s laundry washer and dryers
Philly Cheese Steak Shoppe 1811 G. St. (just across the footbridge from campus)

Lost Your HSU ID Card?

If you've lost your HSU ID Card you can deactivate your J Points and C-Card Accounts online. Don't forget to reactivate them with the Housing Cashier when you get a new card.