Campus Card

The campus card can be used to buy meals, make photocopies, and purchase supplies and books. It also serves as your University photo I.D., library card and campus activity card. The Campus Card is a debit account.


A minimum $20 deposit at a time can be made to the campus card. Funds will be available in your account immediately if deposited online, or by 9 a.m. on the next business day after receipt through other methods.

Following are different ways to make deposits on your Campus Card account:

  • The cashier’s window in the Business Office is where you can make your deposits in person, Monday through Friday, during posted hours.
  • Visit to add money online
  • Call the Student Accounts office at 215.951.5988 with credit card information.
  • If you are unable to place funds and have not used it in awhile, please go to Search Hall, 1st floor to have I.T. activate your card. 
  • Advance on credit balance from financial aid for purchasing books can be requested in person or by emailing with the subject "Campus Card Transfer". 

Guest Deposits

  • Anyone can make a deposit to your Campus Card at 
  • Scroll down to "Guest Deposit"
  • Enter the student's name and email address (student emails are the last name and the last four digits of their ID number e.g.
  • Click the "Deposit Funds" link
  • The transaction is complete upon receiving a receipt which is sent to the student and guest can request the same. 

Deposits by Check

Checks must be made payable to Philadelphia University. When making a check payment, please indicate Campus Card payment along with the student’s identification number on the memo line.

Mail checks to the address below, please include all of the following information:

Jefferson/East Falls Campus
PO Box 95000-4210
Student Accounts
Philadelphia, PA 19195-0001

Student Name:
Student ID#:
Home Address:
Home Phone:
Cell/Campus Phone:
Check or Money Order Enclosed For: $____

To withdraw or credit an ending balance:

Any debit account balance remaining at the end of the academic year will be credited to your student account. Any resulting credit will be refunded to you.

How to get a Campus Card:

All full-time students are required to have the card as photo identification. The cards can be picked up at the Student Center during designated hours. Freshmen Campus Card photos will be taken during summer orientation. All other students can have their photos taken when they return to campus and get their new Campus Cards during registration or during the school year. 

The Campus Card is non-transferable. You must have your card with you to access your meal plan or to make any other purchases with it. If you lose your card, a replacement is $25.