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Where can I use my OneCard?

Your OneCard will give you access to the following:
  • Food: Huskie Bucks, a prepaid debit program, can be set up on your OneCard to buy food, soda, and do laundry on campus. Many off-campus businesses also accept HuskieBucks.
  • Recreation and Events Admission: The Campus Recreation Center requires OneCard for free admission. Admission to NIU athletic events is free but only by using your OneCard.
  • Residence Halls: You can get into the residence halls with your OneCard.
  • Library: Your OneCard acts as your library card at the University Library.
  • Vote: Student voting is set up on your OneCard.
  • Books and Supplies: Students with financial aid can use their OneCard to buy books and supplies at the 2 bookstores to be charged at their bursar account.
  • NIU Bus Transportation: Get on the Huskie Bus with your OneCard.
  • Print in Computing Labs: Use your OneCard to release your printing in most student computing labs.
  • Copy: HuskieBucks on your OneCard are used to pay for copies on most copy machines on campus.
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