BEN’S BUCKS – Our Campus Currency

Ben’s Bucks is a prepaid spending account on your Franklin & Marshall ID Card offering a convenient and secure way to make purchases on and around campus, designed to eliminate the need to carry cash or other cards. You or your parents must make a deposit to Ben’s Bucks before using it for purchases. To learn more about how Ben’s Bucks works, click here.

Benefits of Ben’s Bucks

Accepted – Welcomed at the places you need and want to go on and off campus.

Convenient – Make purchases with the ID card you already carry. No need to carry cash, exact change, or debit/credit cards.

Prepaid – Only spend what you have. No costs, interest or fees to add value or use the account. Your account balance is immediately adjusted as you use your card.

Easy to Add Value – Add funds to your account online with a debit/credit card, by mail with a check, or in-person at the Auxiliary Services Cashier Window using cash or a check!

24/7 Account Access – Add value, view transaction history, establish a guest user account, auto reload schedule, and more! Once registered, you are in total control of your account 24/7 online or on your mobile device!

Auto Reload Options – Create a schedule to automatically add value to your account – you determine the dollar amount and frequency – a great budgeting tool for students and parents!

Safe & Secure – If you lose your Franklin & Marshall ID Card, you can suspend your account and have the value transferred to a new Card.

Carries Over – Unlike most meal plans, Ben’s Bucks carry over every semester and year for as long as you are a member of the Franklin & Marshall community.

Refundable – The fund balance remains yours and can be refunded at graduation or when you leave F&M, see refund process below.