Your CatCard is your pass to unlimited CatTracks bus rides to destinations around Merced.
Your CatCard serves as your official identification card and helps you move seamlessly through daily life on campus.
Access your meal plan or use your CatCard as a debit card at campus dining facilities with just a swipe.
Instead of carrying around your CatCard, use your phone to pay for meals and other services at select locations.
Your CatCard can be used to open certain locked buildings and doors on campus.


As of March 17, 2020, our office is currently close to in-person support services to limit the exposure of members of our community to the COVID-19 disease. You may email catcard@ucmerced.edu for any CatCard questions or concerns you may have, and we will respond to you shortly.

You may also connect with us via Zoom by clicking CatCard Remote Online Support. We can help you remotely with your questions and concerns M-F 9:00 - 4:00 pm except on lunch 12-1.

  • New site to add funds into CatCard: myBill
  • CatCard MobileID is now available! info
  • Appreciation & Recognition Gift Meal Plan: info
  • CatCard iCheck-in Mobile App: info
  • UC Merced named 2019 NACCU Innovative Technology Winner: info
  • iCare Commuter Program: info



Quick Links:

DEACTIVATE lost or stolen CatCard ID

DEPOSIT money into Cat Dollars and Plans

CHECK balance and transactions on Cat Dollars and Meal Plans


REQUEST for Cat Dollars Refund


You can use your CatCard to:

  • Print on the library printers;
  • Purchase books and goods from the Campus Store 
  • Purchase food at Dining Services locations.
  • Donate meals to your peers with excess Meal Plan $$$ using iCare.

CatCard Office

Kolligian Library Room 111A
Phone:  209-228-2228
Email:  catcard@ucmerced.edu

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM