Flexi Dollars

Flexi Dollars are “food dollars” that are accessed with a student’s university ID card, and can be spent like cash at dining halls and all on-campus restaurants, cafés, coffee bars, and convenience stores.

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Enjoy a 10% discount at dining halls and UCSC Dining-operated cafes and coffee bars when you pay with Flexi Dollars.

How To Purchase

  • Students:
    • Instantly add Flexi Dollars to your account with the GET website (get.cbord.com/ucsc) or the GET mobile app (see buttons below) and your credit card. Parents can also add Flexi Dollars to their student's account through GET. 
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    • Flexi Dollars can also be purchased through studenthousing.ucsc.edu (usually processed in 1-2 business days)
  • Faculty and Staff: Make your initial purchase and receive your Flexi Dollar card at the Campus Housing Office (104 Hahn Student Services). Once you have a card, purchase additional Flexi Dollars at any dining hall.

How It Works

  • Flexi Dollars can be added to any meal plan or purchased alone.
  • Use at cafés, coffee bars, and all dining halls for flexibility and convenience. Every dining venue on campus accepts Flexi Dollars.
  • Unused Flexi Dollars automatically roll over from quarter to quarter and to the next academic year.
  • After two years of inactivity on your Flexi Dollars account, any remaining unused Flexi Dollars shall be forfeited and become the property of the University.

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!

  • Pizza My Heart
  • CVS
  • Woodstock's Pizza

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


Discounts Available

  • 10% off at UCSC Dining-operated locations, including dining halls, cafes, and coffee bars (Banana Joe's, College Eight Cafe, Oakes Cafe, Perk Coffee Bar: Baskin, Perk Coffee Bar: Earth & Marine, Perk Coffee Bar: Physical Sciences, Stevenson Coffee House, Terra Fresca Coffee Bar, Terra Fresca Restaurant).
  • Free dining hall entry: Add $50+ Flexi Dollars to your card at any dining hall, and get one free entry into the dining hall, to be used immediately following the transaction.

Flexi Dollar Refunds

  • Flexi Dollar refunds are available for balances over $10.00. Refund requests are only accepted at the end of the academic year (June 1 – 30). Students can request a refund at Student Housing Online.

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