Residential Huskie Bucks (Optional)

Process for $150 Fall Huskie Bucks Add-on 

As a student planning to live in the residence halls for fall 2021, 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.

Huskie Bucks is the only way students can:

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.

Eligibility

You must be enrolled in classes and be charged housing on your MyNIU account for fall 2021 to be eligible. 

Sign Up

Sign Up for $150 Huskie Bucks in MyNIU

In MyNIU, go to Tasks tile > To Do List > Optional Huskie Bucks Deposit. You can sign up starting May 24, 2021, through Sept. 3, 2021 (by 4:30 p.m.). 

After signing up, 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:

Signed Up Fall Huskie Bucks Available
Before 7 p.m. on August 16, 2021 August 17, 2021
After 7 p.m. on August 16, 2021 Within 1-3 NIU business days (when the university is open)

See our how-to guide (PDF)

Additional $50 Deposit

If you feel $150 is not enough funds you can request an additional $50 and charge it to your Bursar student account by emailing the OneCard Office at onecard@niu.edu.

Contact Us

OneCard ID Services
Founders Memorial Library
Room 104
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-9569
Email: onecard@niu.edu

Business Hours

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