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Add Funds

Students, employees, and eligible affiliates of UC Berkeley can add funds to their Cal 1 Card as a way to conveniently make purchases at select locations on campus. 

Funds can be added:

  • Online
    Add funds online via your Cal 1 Card account with any credit card or bank card with a VISA, Mastercard, or AMEX symbol on it.
  • In Person
    Add funds in person at the Student Affairs AP / AR Cashier’s Office:

    • Location: 2610 Channing Way (2nd floor)
    • Office Hours: Tuesday – Thursday from 10am – 4pm
    • Accepted forms of payment: cash, check, and credit card 

How to Add Funds Online

  • Cal 1 Card account holders desiring to add funds to their own account may use CalNet credentials to log into their Cal 1 Card account and then select “Make a Deposit.”
  • After accessing their account portal, Cal 1 Card account holders may also:
    • view their transactions and balance
    • upload a photo
    • report and deactivate a stolen/missing card
    • reactivate a previously deactivated card (if/when found)
  • Parents/guardians or others desiring to add funds onto a Cal 1 Card account may do so by:

Cal 1 Guest Card Deposits

For those who have obtained a Cal 1 Guest Card from the University library, please review the Cal 1 GuestCard information page for details on how to add funds to your card. 

Cal 1 Card Account Help

Call 1.866.2UCBCARD or email:

Terms & Conditions

See Terms & Conditions (Debit Account).