Flexi Dollars

Flexi Dollars (aka Flexi$) work like a debit account and can be spent at all campus dining locations, as well as the Bay Tree Campus Store and the Course Materials Website, independently-operated campus locations like Iveta Cafe, select off-campus vendors, and for delivery from local restaurants via Grubhub.

  • 10% off your purchases at the cafes, coffee bars, and markets operated by UCSC Dining when you pay with Flexi Dollars.
  • Discounted access to the all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet at the Dining Halls.
  • Flexi Dollars are accepted by some off-campus vendors (see list below). Must use Student ID card at vendors—can't use the GET app.
  • Flexi Dollars can be used for payment in the GrubHub app for delivery or pickup from many local restaurants!
  • Flexi Dollars are purchased via the GET app or the GET website (get.cbord.com/ucsc). Check your account balance and add more Flexi$ to your account anytime with GET. Parents/family can also add Flexi$ to their student's account through GET.
  • Once you have Flexi$ on your account, you can use your Student ID card or the GET app on your mobile phone to make purchases at UCSC Dining locations.
  • Instructions on How to Purchase Flexi Dollars
  • Flexi$ can be used to supplement a meal plan or can be purchased alone.
  • Flexi$ carry over from quarter to quarter and expire at the end of the academic year in June (June 17, 2024).
  • Flexi Dollars are non-transferable and non-refundable (unless the student withdraws from the university).

Dining Hall Entry Cost - 2023-24 Academic Year

Payment Method Price
Credit/Debit Card $14.00
Slug Points or Banana Bucks $12.23
Flexi Dollars $12.60
Child 3-11* $7.00
* Children under 3 are free with paid adult

Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card

Use Flexi Dollars off-campus too

Use Flexi Dollars Off Campus Too

Use your Flexi Dollars at these off-campus locations.

Tip: Off-campus partners typically have just one cash register that accepts Flexi Dollars. Ask before waiting in line! Also, you must use your student ID card at off-campus partners (no GET app). 

Please note: Off campus vendors that accept Flexi Dollars change periodically and it is not a guarantee that the following vendors will be able to accept Flexi Dollars.

7-ELEVEN (Store #14282), 218 Cardiff Place, Santa Cruz, CA

Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Domino's Santa Cruz, 2391 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA

843 Almar Ave. Santa Cruz, CA

Nick the Greek, 1133 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA

Pizza My Heart, 1116 Pacific Avenue #B, Santa Cruz, CA

Interested in accepting Flexi$ at your business? Contact us at dining@ucsc.edu 

Use Grubhub and Your Flexi Dollars for Food Delivery

Use Flexi Dollars on the Grubhub app for food delivery anywhere! UCSC students get free Grubhub+ with $0 delivery fee when you complete the Campus dining section in the Grubhub app and pay with Flexi$. Please tip your driver! Use the UCSC Grubhub link for easy set-up, or:

  1. Download the Grubhub app
  2. Grubhub logoTap Account, then Campus dining
  3. Select "University of California, Santa Cruz," then Link your campus card to be able to pay with Flexi Dollars
  4. Order and get your food delivered anywhere – on campus or at home


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