Procedures & New Student Info
In order to obtain a MavCARD, you must come to the MavCARD Services Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Milo Bail Student Center.
In order to verify your identity, the MavCARD office needs to verify either:
-One form of government issued identification. Accepted forms include: a domestic or foreign driver’s license, military ID, domestic or foreign passport or other state/government identification that includes your photograph and name.
-Or two forms of other identification, at least one of which contains your photograph and name. Accepted other forms of identification include: a high school identification card, school yearbook with photo and name, high school diploma, birth certificate, Medicare or Medicaid card with name, debit or credit card with name or other permanent residence cards.
Please check with the MavCARD office for acceptance of other forms of identification not listed above.You must also have your NU ID (Student ID) Number and students must be enrolled into at least one class in order to receive your MavCARD. Please note, MavCARD is not considered a legal form of identification and is not be used for purposes outside of the University of Nebraska.
Money can be loaded to your MavCARD, to make purchases off and on campus businesses. Please read the Cardholder Agreement before depositing money onto your MavCARD. MavMONEY cannot be used to pay tuition.
The MavCARD fee covers maintenance on all machines and equipment used to process MavCARDs.
Cardholders do not need to obtain a new MavCARD each year and may re-use their MavCARD from a prior enrollment period unless access, status or other factors need to be updated or if the card is lost, stolen or damaged.
Lost or Stolen Cards:
The cardholder is responsible for immediately reporting a lost or stolen card. Reports must be made either in person in the MavCARD Services Office or by phone: 402.554.2220. You can also log onto MavCARD Online or the MavCARD Mobile app to report your card lost or stolen. Once the card is reported lost or stolen, your card will be deactivated so it can no longer be used. The replacement fee for lost or stolen cards is $15.
The University is not responsible for the use of a lost or stolen card.
Chosen Name Procedures:
MavCARD Services will process and print a new MavCARD for cardholders who want to designate a chosen name on their MavCARD. The chosen name will be printed on the front of the MavCARD. MavCARD Services does not designate a cardholder’s chosen name. In order for MavCARD to process and print a MavCARD with a chosen name, the following steps must be taken.
1.Cardholders must first designate a chosen name through the following departments:
-Students: Designate through MavLINK per the University Registrar’s office.
-Faculty and Staff: Contact Human Resources at 402.554.3886
2. After a chosen name has been designated through the appropriate system or department, the cardholder may visit the MavCARD Services office for their card to be printed. A fee of $15 will be applied to any cardholder requesting a new card to be printed with a chosen name