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The UC Merced CatCard is a multi-service identification card for students, faculty, staff and affiliates of the University of California, Merced.  It's fast, convenient and secure, plus it has no monthly fee.

All cards issued by the university are the property of University of California, Merced. Students must be prepared to show the card to university officials upon request. The university will confiscate any card that has been misused, duplicated or worn. A card must be replaced if your appearance has changed or if identification of the individual is unreasonably difficult. An individual may possess only one ID Card.

The CatCard was designed to make daily business and access on campus more versatile while keeping data more secure.

By using industry-standard encryption techniques, this card virtually eliminates the risk of compromised data or duplicated cards.

New Features:

Immediately deactivate your lost or stolen CatCard ID

Deposit money online into your Flex Plan online using your computer

Deposit money online into your Flex Plan using your mobile or smart device

View and check your balance on all your CatCard Plans

View your transaction history of any CatCard Plans

Submit your Own CatCard Photo to be use for your CatCard ID


Pay for a replacement CatCard ID using one of the link below:

Replacement CatCard – Staff

Replacement CatCard – Student