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ID Services- BobcatCard

All currently accepted Texas State students can get a FIRST BobcatCard through the online portal.  Open Now!


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

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

Find out more about your new BobcatCard>>

Please note: You are required to show a valid (not expired) 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

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The  Meal Plan Portal is open for Fall 2020 Resident On-Campus meal plan selection. You can view, add, change, and drop (if you are not required to have one as part of a housing contract) your University Meal Plan all from one convenient location. 

On Campus Residents: You will have to select a meal plan for Fall 2020 by midnight on July 24, 2020; otherwise the Silver 1 Option meal plan will be automatically assigned to your account.

Important Dates:

  • The meal plan portal will be closed July 25 to August 5, 2020. However, the meal plan portal will re-open on August 6, 2020.
  • Any changes made to your meal plan between June 1 to August 16, 2020 will be without any additional charges.
  • Any changes made between August 17 to September 9, 2020 will be prorated and go in at a reduced rate. 
  • There are no changes allowed beyond the 12th class day (September 9, 2020.)

Instructions for accessing the Meal Plan Portal.

For questions concerning your Spring 2020 meal plan, please email


Manage 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. Sign up online at CatsWeb.

Has your BobcatCard been lost or stolen? An online reporting system is available for your BobcatCard via GET.

Rollover Meals: How do they work

Interested in adding, changing or dropping a University meal plan: enter the portal to Add, Change, Drop (if eligible) a University Meal Plan.

Interested in purchasing a Dine on Campus Build Your Own Commuter meal plan:  Buy online (Not eligible to be added to student bill).


Bobcat Buck$

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Bobcat Buck$ are the secure, convenient way to access products and services all over town!  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

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, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Total number of student customers with linked accounts:  8,518

Mean and median linked account costs:

  • Annual Mean $34.02
  • Annual Median $2.50

Total Consideration Received by Texas State University: $118,000

  • Royalties $100,000
  • Operational Support $8,000
  • Marketing $10,000

Wells Fargo uses information provided to us directly by our customers to identify students with a Wells Fargo Campus Card linked to their accounts.

Mean and median costs reported for this award year period reflect new benefits provided to eligible Campus Card linked accounts beginning in March 2019.  These new benefits were available to eligible customers for four out of the twelve months of activity analyzed in the contract data for the most recent award year (7/1/2018-6/30/2019).  As a result, the mean and median costs above do not show the effect of a full year of the new benefits.

The Department of Education’s (ED) 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. 







How to Add Bobcat Buck$ to Your Account


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