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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.

Your CatCard ID 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.

Quick Links:

Immediately deactivate your lost or stolen CatCard ID

Deposit money online into your Cat Dollars Plan online using your computer

Deposit money online into your Cat Dollars Plan using your mobile or smart device

View and check your balance and transaction history on all your CatCard Plans

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

Request for Cat Dollars Refund


For CatCard ID replacement, use one of the link below:

Replacement CatCard ID for Staff

Replacement CatCard ID for Student