Presentation on theme: "Connection Card Central Washington University"— Presentation transcript:
1 Connection Card Central Washington University Connection Card Supervisor Andrew CavenessOffice ManagerErin GrahamOffice AssistantsSam Bellefeuille & Caitlin Gordon
2 What is the Connection Card? General ID cardOn campus meal plansOff campus meal plansLaundryLibraryWildcat ShopAccess to Recreation CenterAdmission to sporting events
3 On-Campus Residential Meal Plans Only available to students living on campus, in the residence hallsChoice between Small, Medium, Large, and AthleticMoney 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-transferrableIf 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
4 Meal Plan Break-Down On-campus meal plans breakdown: Overhead cost – 65%Dining dollars – 35%Overhead is taken out at the beginning of the quarter to pay for bulk food purchases, labor, and facility costsDining dollars are deposited on the student’s card and are used as a debit plan at dining locations
5 Meal Plan Break-down Two prices on dining menus Full Price for off-campus students/staff65% cheaper discounted price for on-campus students
6 2012/2013 Academic Year - Residential Meal Plan Options 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 OptionsFallWinterSpringAnnual TotalDining DollarsOverheadAthletic$685.00$1,663.00$1,252.00$900.00$2,055.00$3,815.00Total Quarter Cost = $2,348Total Quarter Cost = $1,937Total Quarter Cost = $1,585Total Annual Cost = $5,870Large$589.00$1,429.00$1,076.00$774.00$1,767.00$3,279.00Total Quarter Cost = $2,018Total Quarter Cost = $1,665Total Quarter Cost = $1,363Total Annual Cost = $5,046Medium$501.00$1,217.00$918.00$659.00$1,503.00$2,794.00Total Quarter Cost = $1,718Total Quarter Cost = $1,419Total Quarter Cost = $1,160Total Annual Cost = $4,297Small$432.00$1,050.00$791.00$568.00$1,296.00$2,409.00Total Quarter Cost = $1,482Total Quarter Cost = $1,223Total Quarter Cost = $1,000Total Annual Cost = $3,705
7 Meal Plan Break-Down Continued… If you are living in the Wahle residence hall you have the option to choose the Liberty Plan:You will receive a “straight”$ on your accountOverhead costs and Residential discount do not apply to the Liberty PlanReceive a 5% discount and do not pay sales tax
8 What if I want to change my meal plan? Meal plan changes may ONLY be done during the first week of each quarterYou 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)
9 Great Deals with the General Debit and Freedom Plans! Save 5%Use at ALL Dining locationsUse at the Wildcat ShopUse in the Library for photocopiesUse in residence halls for LaundryFreedom Meal Plan:Save Sales Tax
10 General Debit and Freedom Plans For off campus students that do not have a residential meal planFor on campus students that have a medium or small meal plan and cannot add extra $$ to their meal planMoney is refundable and has no expiration date as long as you are affiliated with CWUHow do I get it?It is activated whenever you add money to it. You can add money at the following locations: Cashier’s office, Connection Card office, or the Holmes Dining Hall machineIf adding money in the Connection Card Office, you may use Credit, Debit, EXACT cash, or check; we accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover
11 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, Wellington’s, Coffee standsThe general debit plan may be usedAll dining locations: Central Marketplace, Cat Trax East and West, North Village, Holmes Dining, C-Stores, Wellington’s, Coffee standsLibrary: PhotocopiesWildcat Shop: Purchase anything EXCEPT text booksLaundry Facilities
12 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.
13 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 hallOnce a card is replaced, lost/stolen card is deactivated & cannot be reactivatedConnection Cards do not need to be renewed on a yearly basisFree replacement for normal wear and tear, unless intentional damage is shown
14 Don’t 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 DON’T DO IT!
16 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 CardStill has all the same functions as the regular Connection Card100% 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.
17 US Bank Student Checking No minimum balance & no monthly maintenance fee 1Free first box of checks 2Free U.S. Bank Internet Banking and Bill PayFree U.S. Bank ATM transactionsFour free non-U.S. Bank ATM transactions per month 3Balance alerts available by or text messaging 41 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.
18 Financial Wellness Seminars Offered quarterly to help students with financial responsibilities.Absolutely FREE!!!!Banking BasicsLoan LessonsConquering CreditIdentity TheftStudy AbroadFinancial Wellness Seminars
19 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.
20 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 SalmonConnection Card U.S. Bank Branch Office Manager CWU Branch Manager(direct line) (fax)GO WILDCATS!