Frequently Asked Questions

Q) Do I have to replace my card each year?

No, the new Quick Card does not have to be replaced each year. As long as you are a valid student, faculty or staff member, your card will be active for all the privileges that are assigned to your card. 

Q) Do I need to replace my current red ID?

No, We recommend you keep using your current ID and only get it replaced if it is lost or not working.

Q) Will the old ID card still work?

Yes! Both the current red Quick Card and the new Quick Card will work for door access, meal plan, Quick Cash, etc. 

Q) What is Quick Cash?

Quick Cash is a stored value account offered through Bradley University used for the purchase of goods and services at select locations on and off campus.

Q) What are BU Bucks?

BU Bucks are a stored value account offered through Bradley University used for food purchases at on campus locations. All students receive a BU Bucks account automatically.

Q) How do I Open a Quick Cash account?

All incoming students and faculty/staff will automatically receive a Quick Cash account. For students on a meal plan a deposit is made in the account as part of their board plan at the beginning of each semester. For students not on a meal plan and for faculty/staff a deposit must be made to the account prior to use.

Q) How do I make a deposit or check my balance in my Quick Cash or BU Bucks account?

Make deposits and check your balance online at My Account, on the Mobile App, in person at the Cashiers windows in Swords Hall M-F 9:00am - 4:00pm, or call the Quick Card office at (309) 677-3463. You can also make cash deposits at the value transfer station in the Library.

Q) Can my parents or guest make a deposit to my Quick Cash account?

Yes, a parent or other guest may make a deposit to your Quick Cash account by using the “Guest Deposit" on the home page. They will need to know your Bradley ID number and your last name.

Q) Can I withdraw cash from my Quick Cash or BU Bucks account?

No, neither stored value account allows cash withdrawals.

Q) What do I do if I lost my Quick Card?

Deactivate your lost or stolen card online at quickcard.bradley.edu, on the Mobile App or by contacting the Quick Card Office at (309) 677-3463. The replacement fee for a lost card is $20.00.

Q) What happens to my Quick Cash balance when I graduate, or leave the university?

If your balance is $15.00 or more, and all fees to the University are paid, you may request a refund. For more information email quickcardhelp@bradley.edu.

Q) What happens to my BU Bucks account when I graduate or leave the university?

BU Bucks is non refundable, there are no refunds allowed for the BU Bucks account. Any money left on this account is forfeited.