Auto Reload

A Great Budgeting Tool for Everyone!

Conveniently manage daily expenses with an Auto Reload schedule. This time-saving feature enables you to automatically add value to a Gaucho Bucks account, on your schedule.

  • Convenient – Set up an allowance online, anytime!
  • Easy – Just print and follow the step by step instructions.
  • Time-saving – Once set up, value is automatically added on your schedule.
  • Instantly Available – Funds are available immediately.
  • Flexible – Change your allowance settings online, anytime.
  • Free Service – No charge to use, compliments of the Access Card Program!

The table below lists typical semester expenditures for a student at UCSB. Add value before returning to campus to be ready for the start of the semester.

Typical Semester Expenditures
Textbooks & Supplies* $500
Meals/Snacks* $1200
Total $1700

The budgeting chart is only a guide. Choose the depositing level that is right for you and your family.

*Incremental to meal plan. Minimum add value is $20 for debit/credit card.

We invite you to contact the Access Card Service Center with questions or comments.