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ID Services: Your source for the Texas State BobcatCard

The Texas State BobcatCard is for student, faculty, and staff use at Texas State University. Photo ID cards are used for privileged authorization, library use, meal plans, door access, and optional purchasing and banking functions on and off campus.

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Questions? See the Bobcat Card FAQ>>

Please note: You are required to show a valid picture ID (driver’s license, passport, or military ID) to obtain a first time BobcatCard as a current semester paid student, current faculty or staff member, or Texas State Affiliate.

What's New

BobcatCard Issuance Policy: Important! Please read the card issuance policy and the FAQ prior to obtaining your BobcatCard.

Manage your BobcatCard with GET! We have made it easier than ever to add and manage your Bobcat Buck$ account!  You have the ability to add Bobcat Buck$ to your account, monitor your meal plan usage and transactions, and invite people to deposit to your Bobcat Buck$ account with our new program - GET.  You can even store credit cards online so no having to dig through your wallet every time you want to add Bobcat Buck$.  There is also now no separate registration process.  At the GET site simply login with your University NetID and password!

Direct Deposit: Your Financial Aid and paychecks can be directly deposited into your checking account, and with a Wells Fargo-linked BobcatCard, the funds are instantly accessible. Click here to learn more, or click here to sign up online at CatsWeb.

Has your BobcatCard been lost or stolen? An online reporting system is available for your BobcatCard via GET. Click here to report a lost or stolen card.

Rollover Meals: How do they work? Click here to learn more.

Interested in adding, changing or dropping a University meal plan: Click here for a Meal Plan Drop/Change form.

Interested in purchasing a Chartwells Build Your Own Commuter meal plan: Click here to buy online (Not eligible to be added to student bill).

Bobcat Buck$

Bobcat Buck$ logo

Bobcat Buck$ are the secure, convenient way to access products and services all over town! Click here to learn more about Bobcat Buck$, your prepaid, flexible-spending account for purchases on and off campus.

Make a deposit to your Bobcat Buck$ account online: Login to the new GET site with your University NetID and password (no more bulky registration process to go through).  Then add money with a card online, or even set up recurring deposits to keep your Bobcat Buck$ account with funds in them for use.  There is even a native App for free to download for IOS and Android (GET).  Put the power of the web in the palm of your hand with the free GET App.  

Bobcat Buck$ merchant finder: Check out the growing list of restaurants, stores and service providers who accept Bobcat Buck$.

Departmental Request for Bobcat Buck$: Complete our online form to request that Bobcat Buck$ be added to student accounts and charged to a Department.

Department of Education Compliance

This public information is provided to provide full disclosure of financial arrangements between Texas State University and Wells Fargo in compliance with Department of Education regulation 668.164(e). The financial agreement is considered a “T2” relationship as defined by the DOE.

Wells Fargo Contract with Texas State University

Checking Account Options Available From Wells Fargo

Texas State University and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional added banking convenience with your linked BobcatCard.  This program offers you choices – you can choose to open an account and you can choose to link that account to your BobcatCard for banking access.  Both optional services are available for your convenience.

For information about the major features and common fees of checking accounts offered through this program, please click on the links below:

Everyday Checking Common Fees

Preferred Checking Common Fees

Portfolio by Wells Fargo Common Fees

See the Consumer Account Fee and Information Schedule and Consumer Account Agreement for additional consumer account information.

Deposit products offered by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Member FDIC.

Texas State University receives financial support from Wells Fargo for services associated with the BobcatCard to help offset costs.  Students, faculty and staff are not required to open an account with Wells Fargo to receive or use the BobcatCard for other campus services.

Texas State University and Wells Fargo Campus Card Agreement

Award Year Period of July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

Total number of accounts:  20,728

Total Accounts Mean and Median Costs:

  • Mean $48.36
  • Median $5.00

Total Consideration Received by Institution: $164,126

  • Royalties $150,000
  • Operational Support $4,126
  • Marketing $10,000

The Department of Education's Cash Management regulations 34 CFR 668.164(d)(4)(i)(B)(2) (issued October 2015), require institutions participating in T2 (Campus Card) arrangements to list and identify the major features and commonly assessed fees as well as a URL for the terms and conditions of each financial account offered under the arrangement.

View the Wells Fargo Financial Accounts Disclosure



How to Add Bobcat Buck$ to Your Account

Get the Android App

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