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Deposit Options

First Time Deposits

Have you already opened a Huskie Bucks account? If this is the first time you are making a deposit, you must open a Huskie Bucks account before adding any funds to it.

Adding Funds to an Existing Huskie Bucks Account

You may add funds to an existing Huskie Bucks account in the following ways:

  • Cash or Check (made payable to NIU) at the following locations:
  • Credit Card or E-Check (online only):
    To make an online deposit, visit the Illinois E-Pay Web Payment Portal and click "Huskie Bucks Deposits" under Payment Type on the following page.

    Illinois E-Pay Web Payment Portal

    Credit Cards Illinois E-Pay
    VISA is a non-participating provider for Illinois E-Pay.
  • Mail:
    Download our Huskie Bucks Mail Deposit Form and send a check made payable to the address provided. Deposits are made the same day we receive them.

HB Visitor Card
NOTE: If you are not eligible for a OneCard ID but still wish to use Huskie Bucks, you may purchase a Huskie Bucks Visitor Card for $1.00 and then use it anywhere Huskie Bucks are accepted.