Bear Bucks Guest Cards for Summer Students
NOTE: Your Brown photo ID will not work with the Bear Bucks system. You must purchase a Bear Bucks Guest card to use these services.
The Bear Bucks Guest Card can be used to make purchases without cash at any Brown University location that accepts Bear Bucks as a form of payment, including Brown University Dining Services, The Brown Bookstore, Computer Store, Campus Shop, Campus Market and the College Hill Cafe located in the Bookstore. The Bear Bucks Guest Card may also be used for laundry, snack & beverage vending and to purchase copy and print services. Look for the Bear Bucks logo at participating locations. Value must be added to this card before any purchases can be made. To purchase a card, insert a $1.00 bill into the bill acceptor of any ValuePort III machine, and a Bear Bucks Guest card will be dispensed. To add value to your card, insert the Card into any ValuePort III machine and deposit funds onto this card. ValuePort III machines are conveniently located around campus.
Terms and Conditions of the Bear Bucks Guest Card:
The Bear Bucks Guest Card is similar to a gift card. Cash withdrawals are prohibited. Any funds added to a Bear Bucks Guest Card remain on the card until the balance is spent in its entirety. Any funds remaining on a Bear Bucks Guest Card are non-transferable and non-refundable.
PLEASE NOTE: If a Bear Bucks Guest Card is lost, stolen, the cash amount, on the card will be lost. Therefore students should treat the Guest Card with care and only add sufficient value to the card as needed.
Printing & Copying
Brown Card printing services are available in Brown University Libraries and Computer Clusters. Card readers are installed on printing equipment to enable payment for print services. Simply swipe the Bear Bucks Guest card at any guest machine. The card's current Bear Bucks value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the transaction will be deducted from the Bear Bucks card.
Simply swipe the Bear Bucks Guest card into the laundry machine reader. The card's current cash value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the laundry transaction will be deducted from Bear Bucks Guest card. You will need to supply your own detergent, softener and bleach.
LaundryView is an online tool that allows you to check the status of machines in any campus laundry room. Check washer/dryer availability and get an email or SMS text alert when a load completes. Find it on your computer at www.laundryview.com/brownu or from your mobile device at m.laundryview.com/brownu. Instructions are online and in each laundry room.
Simply insert the Bear Bucks Guest card into the vending machine reader. The card's current cash value will appear. The cardholder makes her/his selection. The cost of the vending transaction will be deducted from Bear Bucks account.