Tiger Bucks

Tiger Bucks is a valuable and convenient debit account accessed through the RIT ID card and is available to all RIT students, faculty, and staff. Over 75 on and off campus locations accept Tiger Bucks for a number of services and products. Tiger Bucks – it’s all you need!

How to Add Tiger Bucks

Students: Make deposits online via the myRITportal, the eServices web site, or in-person at Student Financial Services (University Services Center) during normal business hours.

Faculty and Staff: Make deposits and enroll in payroll deduction online via the eServices web site or in-person at Student Financial Services (University Services Center) during normal business hours.

Parents/Families: Make online Visa/MasterCard deposits online via the RIT eServices web site. Deposits can also be made by calling Student Financial Services at 585-475-6186 during normal business hours.

Benefits for Students

  • Can be used at all Dining Services' locations and vending machines for meal and grocery purchases
  • Can be used for purchases at any of RIT’s retail locations including Barnes & Noble @ RIT (campus bookstore), the Digital Den (electronics store), Shear Global Salon (hair, nail, and tanning services), post office, HUB print center, and Shop One2 (art gallery and original craft boutique)
  • Can be used for a number of other on-campus services including program kits, printing, mailing, event tickets, fees and charges, and recreational and retail facilities.
  • Can be used to purchase gifts for a friend or professor - or treat them to a delicious meal!
  • Reduces the need to carry cash, checks, and multiple cards
  • Your picture ID protects your money from theft by preventing the use of your card by someone else
  • Tiger Bucks can be deposited anytime throughout the year and your account is updated in real time allowing you to view your balance at anytime.
  • Perfect to use for purchases at dining locations that have cashless hours.

Benefits for Faculty and Staff

  • Saves you 10% on meal and grocery purchases made at any Dining Services location (excludes vending machine purchases).
  • Can be used at all Dining Services’ locations and vending machines for meal and grocery purchases
  • Can be used to purchase gifts for a co-worker or student - or treat them to a delicious meal.
  • Can be used for purchases at any of RIT’s retail locations including Barnes & Noble @ RIT (campus bookstore), the Digital Den (electronics store), Shear Global Salon (hair, nail, and tanning services), post office, HUB print center, and Shop One2 (art gallery and original craft boutique)
  • Can be used for a number of other on-campus services including printing, mailing, event tickets, fees and charges, and recreational and retail facilities.
  • Reduces the need to carry cash, checks, and multiple cards
  • Your picture ID protects your money from theft by preventing the use of your card by someone else
  • Tiger Bucks can be deposited anytime throughout the year and your account is updated in real time allowing you to view your balance at anytime.
  • Perfect to use for purchases at dining locations that have cashless hours.

Benefits for Parents and Families of RIT Students

  • Parents and family members can add Tiger Bucks to their student’s account anytime for on and off campus purchases, meals, products, and services.
  • Can be used at all Dining Services’ locations and vending machines for food and meal purchases
  • Can be used to purchase your student a gift certificate, special delivery basket, birthday cake, and many other gifts available for purchase on-campus.
  • Can be used for purchases at any of RIT’s retail locations including Barnes & Noble @ RIT (campus bookstore), the Digital Den (electronics store), Shear Global Salon (hair, nail, and tanning services), post office, HUB print center, and Shop One2 (art gallery and original craft boutique)
  • Reduces the need for your student to carry cash, checks, and multiple cards
  • Picture ID protects your student from theft by preventing the use of their card by someone else
  • Tiger Bucks can be deposited anytime throughout the year and the account is updated in real time allowing you and your student to view the balance at anytime.
  • Perfect to use for purchases at dining locations that have cashless hours.

Additional Information:

  • Purchase amounts are deducted from the available balance.
  • Vending machine purchases only - A precautionary $20 daily limit restricts the use of a lost or stolen card.
  • There is a $5 minimum deposit for credit card deposits.
  • Tiger Bucks is not a cash card. You cannot receive cash from this account.