As a student planning to live in the residence halls for spring 2024, you have an option to deposit $150 in Huskie Bucks on your OneCard by charging it to your Bursar Student Account. For students receiving financial aid, the Residential Huskie Bucks charge may be covered by some or all of your aid.
Residential Huskie Bucks cannot be used to purchase transcripts, bowling and billiard or non-food items (e.g., coffee cups, etc.). For students receiving financial aid, the Residential Huskie Bucks charge may be covered by some or all of your aid.
You must be enrolled in classes and be charged housing on your MyNIU account for spring 2024 to be eligible.
In MyNIU, go to Tasks tile > To Do List > Optional Huskie Bucks Deposit. You can sign upstarting November 20, 2023, through January 26, 2024 (by 4:30 p.m.).
By signing up, you authorize NIU to use any credit balance of federal financial aid (after payment of tuition, student fees, residence hall and meal charges) towards payment of the Residential Huskie Bucks charge. A $150 charge called Residential Huskie Bucks will be added to your student MyNIU account and the Huskie Bucks funds will be available according to the schedule below:
Fall Huskie Bucks Available
Before 7 p.m. on or before January 8, 2024
January 9, 2024
After 7 p.m. on or after January 8, 2024
Within 1-3 NIU business days (when the university is open)