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Connection Card Central Washington University Connection Card Supervisor Andrew Caveness Office Manager Erin Graham Office Assistants Sam Bellefeuille & Caitlin Gordon
What is the Connection Card? General ID card On campus meal plans Off campus meal plans Laundry Library Wildcat Shop Access to Recreation Center Admission to sporting events
On-Campus Residential Meal Plans Only available to students living on campus, in the residence halls Choice between Small, Medium, Large, and Athletic Money left at end of each quarter (Fall and Winter) will roll over to the next quarter… Any money that is not used by the end of SPRING QUARTER is non-refundable and non-transferrable If you run out of money at the end of the quarter you may NOT add Dining Dollars on to the Medium or Small meal plans. You may add on to the Large and Athletic, however. Can only be used for food and is not accepted at the CWU Library or Wildcat Shop
Meal Plan Break-Down On-campus meal plans breakdown: 1. Overhead cost – 65% 2. Dining dollars – 35% Overhead is taken out at the beginning of the quarter to pay for bulk food purchases, labor, and facility costs Dining dollars are deposited on the students card and are used as a debit plan at dining locations
Meal Plan Break-down Two prices on dining menus Full Price for off-campus students/staff 65% cheaper discounted price for on-campus students
Meal Plan Break-Down Choose between these four sizes. Total Quarter Cost is what you pay at beginning of each quarter; Overhead Costs "get taken out to pay for dining services, staffing, buying in bulk,etc; Dining Dollars are what is deposited on the card for you to use at any dining location. With every residential meal plan you will receive a 65% discount. 2012/2013 Academic Year - Residential Meal Plan Options FallWinterSpringAnnual Total Dining Dollars Overhead Dining Dollars Overhead Dining Dollars Overhead Dining Dollars Overhead Athletic $685.00$1,663.00$685.00$1,252.00$685.00$900.00$2,055.00$3, Total Quarter Cost = $2,348 Total Quarter Cost = $1,937 Total Quarter Cost = $1,585 Total Annual Cost = $5,870 Large $589.00$1,429.00$589.00$1,076.00$589.00$774.00$1,767.00$3, Total Quarter Cost = $2,018 Total Quarter Cost = $1,665 Total Quarter Cost = $1,363 Total Annual Cost = $5,046 Medium $501.00$1,217.00$501.00$918.00$501.00$659.00$1,503.00$2, Total Quarter Cost = $1,718 Total Quarter Cost = $1,419 Total Quarter Cost = $1,160 Total Annual Cost = $4,297 Small $432.00$1,050.00$432.00$791.00$432.00$568.00$1,296.00$2, Total Quarter Cost = $1,482 Total Quarter Cost = $1,223 Total Quarter Cost = $1,000 Total Annual Cost = $3,705
Meal Plan Break-Down Continued… If you are living in the Wahle residence hall you have the option to choose the Liberty Plan: You will receive a straight$ on your account Overhead costs and Residential discount do not apply to the Liberty Plan Receive a 5% discount and do not pay sales tax
What if I want to change my meal plan? Meal plan changes may ONLY be done during the first week of each quarter You now have the choice to do your meal plan change online at the University housing website or come into the Connection Card Office (SURC, Room 131)
Great Deals with the General Debit and Freedom Plans! General Debit: Save 5% Use at ALL Dining locations Use at the Wildcat Shop Use in the Library for photocopies Use in residence halls for Laundry Freedom Meal Plan: Save 5% Save Sales Tax Use at ALL Dining locations
General Debit and Freedom Plans For off campus students that do not have a residential meal plan For on campus students that have a medium or small meal plan and cannot add extra $$ to their meal plan Money is refundable and has no expiration date as long as you are affiliated with CWU How do I get it? It is activated whenever you add money to it. You can add money at the following locations: Cashiers office, Connection Card office, or the Holmes Dining Hall machine If adding money in the Connection Card Office, you may use Credit, Debit, EXACT cash, or check; we accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover
Where can I use my Connection Card? For residential meal plans, general debit plans, and freedom plans: All dining locations: Central Marketplace, Cat Trax East and West, North Village, Holmes Dining, C-Stores, Wellingtons, Coffee stands The general debit plan may be used All dining locations: Central Marketplace, Cat Trax East and West, North Village, Holmes Dining, C-Stores, Wellingtons, Coffee stands Library: Photocopies Wildcat Shop: Purchase anything EXCEPT text books Laundry Facilities
Adding Money to Freedom Plan from Financial Aid If you have money from financial aid that you would like to put on your connection card, you can add money to your off-campus Freedom Plan during the beginning of the quarter (during the Add/Drop period) by coming into the Connection Card Office. You must have financial aid in order to charge your account. You will need to make sure that you have enough Financial Aid to cover all other costs such as tuition and fees first.
HELP! I lost my Connection Card! Come to the Connection Card Office to replace your lost card (SURC, Room 131) Replacement fee: $20 or $35 if you use your card for key access into a residence hall Once a card is replaced, lost/stolen card is deactivated & cannot be reactivated Connection Cards do not need to be renewed on a yearly basis Free replacement for normal wear and tear, unless intentional damage is shown
Dont Get in Trouble! Unauthorized Use: Using a Connection card that does not bear your identity is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use also includes allowing someone to use your card while you are not present. Cards which are confiscated for unauthorized use will be destroyed and not returned or replaced. If the incident occurs more than once you may be subject to a fine of $ and/or disciplinary action. PLEASE, just DONT DO IT!
Introducing: The Connection Card Maxx
What is the Connection Card Maxx? Connection Card & U.S. Bank Visa Debit Card…All-In- One! Withdraw cash and make purchases anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted using your Connection Card Still has all the same functions as the regular Connection Card 100% optional and available for all Central Washington students! The Maxx Card issued by U.S. Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Deposits offered by U.S. Bank, N.A. Member FDIC.
US Bank Student Checking No minimum balance & no monthly maintenance fee 1 Free first box of checks 2 Free U.S. Bank Internet Banking and Bill Pay Free U.S. Bank ATM transactions Four free non-U.S. Bank ATM transactions per month 3 Balance alerts available by or text messaging 4 1 All regular account opening procedures apply $25 minimum balance required to open a US Bank checking account 2 Free U.S. Bank logo-style checks or 50% off any other style (limit 1 box). 3 Other ATM network owners may assess a usage fee. 4 View Alert Service Agreement within US Bank Internet Banking for full details on account alerts. Deposit products offered by U.S. Bank, N.A. Member FDIC.
Financial Wellness Seminars Offered quarterly to help students with financial responsibilities. Absolutely FREE!!!! Banking Basics Loan Lessons Conquering Credit Identity Theft Study Abroad
Questions? Come talk to us! If you have questions, or want more information, please feel free to talk to any of the helpful US Bank or Connection Card staff at any of the convenient tables during orientation or go in and talk to anyone in the on-campus US Bank branch located in the SURC.
Thank You and Welcome to Central Washington University! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to contact us! Connection Card Selena Salmon Connection Card U.S. Bank Branch Office ManagerCWU Branch Manager (direct line) (fax) GO WILDCATS!