Your campus ID card:

is

  • your Official Mayville State University Identification

grants you

  • electronic access to certain buildings or facilities – like your residence hall and the wellness center
  • access to on-campus and local events - like basketball or other games or sponsored off-campus events at the movie theater or other venues.
  • access to library materials.
  • access to on-campus printing services

helps you manage

  • transactions occurring in the bookstore
  • transactions in the dining center or snack bar

 

What are the types and rules regarding the three types of "money" on my card? 

  Comet Cash Bookstore Bucks Dining Dollars
Spending Purchase items using Account Values at the bookstore or any of the on-campus dining facilities Purchase items using Account Values specifically at the campus bookstore Purchase items using Account Values specifically at the dining facilities on campus
Sales Tax Sales Tax is collected at the time of transaction. Specific items (e.g., text books, certain food staples) are not subject to sales tax. Sales Tax is collected at the time of transaction. Specific items (e.g., text books) are not subject to sales tax. All meal purchases are exempt by state law from sales tax.
Eligibility All Students, Employees, or Affiliated Persons All Students, Employees, or Affiliated Persons Enrolled Students
“Loading” A specified amount of value may be loaded by the University at the beginning of the semester, and other funds may be added by the University with the consent of the Student, Employee, or Affiliated Person. A specified amount of value may be loaded by the University at the beginning of the semester, and other funds may be added by the University with the consent of the Student, Employee, or Affiliated Person. Students who contract for a Board Plan – most frequently but not necessarily in conjunction with a residence hall contract – will receive pre-paid value in their dining account.
Additional Funds Students, Employees, or Affiliated Persons can add Value to this account (a) by using the online Service Provider website, or (b) at the Bookstore or the Dining Services Office during business hours. Students, Employees, or Affiliated Persons can add Value to this account (a) by using the online Service Provider website, or (b) at the Bookstore during business hours. Change of plans are accepted in the first five business days of the semester, and new accounts can be initiated in mid-semester. To comply with “board plan” requirements that enable sales tax exemption, values associated with the established plan cannot be modified.
Refunds/Termination of Value There is no refund protocol for Comet Cash. The value of the Comet Cash account remains intact for five years and can be spent on campus. There is no refund protocol for Bookstore Bucks. The value of the Comet Cash account remains intact for five years and can be spent on campus. Pre-Paid value is rescinded on the first business day following the last day of class of the semester. The Pre-Paid value is decreased to $0 and the funds supporting that value is absorbed by the University.
Aged Account/Unclaimed Property/Rescission of Funds Accounts that have received no new deposits for sixty months are rescinded: the Pre-Paid Value is decreased to $0 and the funds supporting that value is absorbed by the University. Accounts that have received no new deposits for sixty months are rescinded: the Pre-Paid Value is decreased to $0 and the funds supporting that value is absorbed by the University. n/a