Information Technology Department

Card Office

The Card Office produces the CCSU ID card, known as the Blue Chip Card, for students, faculty, and staff.  The Card Office also manages the debit account functions of the card.  In addition, the Card Office oversees access privileges the card provides to buildings, rooms, and garages, as well as the services and the purchase and payment options available through use of the card.  They include: library and computer lab services, parking passes, laundry, copiers, laser printing, vending machines, on and off-campus restaurants and merchants, Bursar and department payments, and more.

The Card Office is open weekdays to meet essential needs of the campus population, and is conveniently located in the Student Center next to the bookstore. 

U-Pass CT

Beginning Fall 2017, all students may obtain a CT Bus Pass to ride CTtransit Buses and CTfastrak in Connecticut.  For more information, please click here.  Also, be sure to review the FAQ document.

Merchant Listing

For a complete list of purchasing locations and off-campus merchants, click here.

Online Card Office

24 hour service options for the Blue Chip Card are available by signing in at From there you can check your transaction history, account balances for Blue Chip and Meal Plans, request vending refunds for any campus automated devices, and place a card on hold status or report it stolen.

ID Photo Opportunity

The Card Office takes ID photos, BUT if you are a first time student and never had a Blue Chip Card before, you can use your own photo.  Go to, log on with your BlueNet ID and password, and follow the directions to upload a photo of your choice.  

Deposits and Payments Options:

  • in-person at Card Value Centers (CVC's) throughout campus or at Bursar's Office in Davidson Hall;
  • online from to CentralPipeline to WebCentral-Banner
  • online from Bursar's Office home page at
  • Click here for details on accessing all options .

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Hours may vary during school breaks and semester beginnings.  Check this page often for any changes.

More Information

For more information about the Blue Chip Card and Account, click here.