You will need your Bee Card to access various services and events on campus.
Each semester there is a cut off date to use your bookstore credit. Following that cut off date all unused bookstore credit will be placed on your Bee Card in a Remaining Bookstore Credit account.* You may use this remaining bookstore credit at the locations listed above. An email will be sent to your UB email address from the card office when this transfer takes place. (*pending state approval)
A secondary transfer will take place later each semester. This transfer will flow any remaining bookstore credit into your Campus Cash account, allowing you to use these funds everywhere Campus Cash is accepted both on and off campus. The card office will send you a second email to your UB email address when this transfer takes place.
You also need your Bee Card to participate in book buyback each semester.
Your Bee Card is used as your parking card. Please see Parking with your Bee Card for ways to use your card to park on campus.
You need your Bee Card to access and ride the UB shuttles that travel around campus.
Your Bee Card is your campus library card. Your library number is encoded on a chip inside the card and is printed on the back of the card for easy reference when using certain library services on campus or when using your Bee Card at other University System of Maryland libraries. You may also borrow books through the Baltimore Area Library Consortium (BALC). Please call ahead to these libraries to confirm borrowing privileges.
Your Bee Card is your membership card to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. You may take guests with you for $5 each or guests can purchase a membership. Please note, some contractual employees need to purchase memberships.
If you've been given permission to enter electronically secured doors on campus, you will use your Bee Card for door access privileges. E-mail the UB Police Department or visit the Access Control page for more information.