Gaucho Bucks

Gaucho Bucks is a prepaid spending account on your Access Card offering a convenient and secure way to make purchases on and off campus. Gaucho Bucks is designed to eliminate the need to carry cash and other cards. And, since Gaucho Bucks are accepted at campus dining locations and popular local restaurants, you have the flexibility to eat on or off-campus wherever and whenever you choose. You or your parents must make a deposit to your Gaucho  Bucks account before using it for purchases.

Benefits of Gaucho Bucks

  • Accepted– Welcomed at the places you need and want to go.
  • Convenient – Make purchases with the ID Card you already carry. No need to carry cash, exact change, or debit/credit cards.
  • Pre-paid – Only spend what you have. No costs, interest or fees to add value or use the account. Your account balance is immediately adjusted as you use your card.
  • 24/7 Account Access– Add value, view transaction history, establish a guest account and more! Once registered, you are in total control of your account 24/7 at the Gaucho Bucks Account Center.
  • Fast & Easy to Use– Just swipe and go at self-service locations or present to the cashier for payment.
  • Easy to Add Value – Add funds to your account with a debit/credit card online 24/7!
  • Auto Reload – Create a schedule to automatically add value to your account – you determine the dollar amount and frequency – a great budgeting tool for students and parents!
  • Safe & Secure – If you lose your ACCESS Card, you can suspend your account and have the value transferred to a new card.
  • Carries Over – Unlike most Meal Plans, Gaucho Bucks carries over each quarter and year for as long as you are a member of the University community.