Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!
Cal 1 Card is your one card to Cal!

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NOTICE: The ongoing construction activities in Lower Sproul Plaza have greatly reduced the available space around the Cal 1 Card Office. Foot traffic flow will remain limited around the entire area. Please be advised that the long lines, which are the norm at the beginning of every semester, may now be longer and you should plan accordingly. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have any comments or concerns, please email the Cal 1 Card Office at cal1card@berkeley.edu.

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Make a Deposit, Check Balances and Transactions

Add money online 

Add money to an account online with a credit card or a bank card with a VISA, Mastercard, or AMEX symbol on it.

Online deposits are the fastest, easiest way to add money to your Cal 1 Card debit account. Deposits are made with a credit card, and will show up as an ordinary transaction on your statement. Your funds should be available in your Cal 1 Card debit account within 10 minutes.

Please review the debit account Terms and Conditions before proceeding.

Add money by mail 

Add money to an account through mail with a check.

Download this payment form (.pdf) to add money to a Cal 1 Card debit account by mail. Please send the completed form to:

Residential Student Service Programs Cashiers Office 610 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94720-2272

A Student ID number or Employee ID number is required to process payment. Payments are posted to the Cal 1 Card debit account within 24 hours of receipt.

For questions, call 510.642.1524 or email hsgcashiers@housing.berkeley.edu.

Add money in person

Add money to an account in person by visiting the Housing Cashier's Office.

You can deposit funds into your Cal 1 Card debit account in person by visiting the Housing Cashier's Office, located on the second floor at 2610 Channing Way. Accepted forms of payment are cash, check, and credit card. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For questions, call 510.642.1524 or email hsgcashiers@housing.berkeley.edu.

Get Your Cal 1 Card

All current students, faculty, and staff are required to get a Cal 1 Card.

How do I get one?

Visit the Cal 1 Card office at 180 Cesar Chavez Center in Lower Sproul Plaza. The office is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In order to get your Cal 1 Card you will need to present a government-issued identification card (such as a driver's license or passport) and make sure you know your student/employee identification number. Your first card and Class Pass/EasyPass are free.

For cross-registered students

Issuance of Cal 1 Cards to cross-registered students is based on approval from the Office of the Registrar. All other procedures are the same.

For Visiting Scholars

Both visiting scholars and visiting student researchers who are registered with the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) Program are eligible to receive a Cal 1 Card. However, the VSPA Program must have received both the payment of the University Services Fee and a Patent Acknowledgement prior to the release of the Cal 1 Card. After the receipt of these two requirements, please note that there is a 72-hour waiting period. After the waiting period, go to the Cal 1 Card Office at 180 Cesar Chavez Center, located in Lower Sproul, to pick up your Cal 1 Card. The office is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 4:30pm. Please be prepared to bring your ID number and present a current government issued photo identification card, e.g., driver’s license or passport.

For more information about the VSPA Program, go to http://vspa.berkeley.edu.

What is Your CalNet ID?

The CalNet ID is your username for many web-based campus services. Protect your CalNet ID and passphrase as carefully as you would your other personal identification numbers, such as Social Security or credit card numbers. It can be used to access confidential information including grades and financial records.

If you need help with your CalNet ID and passphrase, or if you forget them, please visit the Cal 1 Card office located at 180 Cesar Chavez Center, Lower Sproul Plaza, call the office at 510.642.4126, or send an e-mail to calnet@berkeley.edu. More information about CalNet is available at the CalNet website and the IST Knowledge base.

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