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

In keeping with UC Merced safety and social distancing guidelines, our office is closed to in-person support services until further notice. You can email us your questions or call us between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at (209) 228-2228.

  • New Students and Employees, follow this link: info
  • CatCard MobileID available at: info
  • Appreciation & Recognition Gift Meal Plan: info
  • UCM 2019 NACCU Innovative Technology Winner: info



Quick Links:

DEACTIVATE Lost or Stolen CatCard ID

DEPOSIT funds into Cat Dollars

CHECK balance and transactions on Cat Dollars and Meal Plans


REQUEST for Cat Dollars Refund

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