CUNY Scholar Card

Get your Financial Aid, Tuition & Fee refunds and Work Study payments FAST!

CUNY Scholar Card

Use your card for all your expenses!

Use the new CUNY Scholar Card, a Money Network®
Enabled MasterCard wherever MasterCard is accepted – at the campus bookstore, at other retail stores, online, over the phone, etc. In addition to purchasing textbooks, you can use it for additional school supplies, groceries, gas, medical needs and other expenses.

  1. Learn more and sign up at
  2. Login with you CUNY EMPLID number, date of birth and your preferred email address.
  3. Select the CUNY Scholar Card and sign off on the terms and conditions.
  4. Confirm your selection.

With the NEW CUNY Scholar Card, your funds will be available the same day CUNY disburses them. It’s faster than an ACH or a paper check! Additionally, the NEW card comes with enhanced features such as:

  • Use it everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted. Your funds are protected by MasterCard’s Identity Theft Protection and Zero Liability services.
  • Free* withdrawals at any Allpoint® Network ATM, including Citibank ATMs located on-campus. Allpoint is the largest surcharge-free ATM network, with over 55,000 ATMs around the world.
  • Free* Money Network® Checks that can be used for rent or can be cashed for free down to the penny to access all your funds.
  • No Overdraft or ATM/Point-of-Sale Decline fees.
  • Download the free* Money Network® Mobile App to keep track of your Account anytime, anywhere. You can view your balance, set Account alerts, and find the nearest Allpoint Network ATM.

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*While this feature is available for free, certain other transaction fees and costs, terms and conditions are associated with the use of this card. See the cardholder agreement for more details.

You are not obligated to receive your funds on the new CUNY Scholar Card. For more information about signing up for ACH Direct Deposit or receiving a paper check, please visit