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FAQs

Who is required to carry a Splash Card?

Anyone visiting, working, or doing research on campus for more than one week should get and carry a Tulane ID.

If I am on a meal plan, why should I put money into my Tulane Splash Cash account?

Splash Cash funds (not Wavebuck$) are accepted at NOLAbuck$ off-campus locations, the Tulane Bookstores, Technology Connection, campus vending machines and more. Also, when a student has exhausted their allowance for computer printing, Tulane Splash Cash is the only other accepted method of payment.

What happens if I run out of print credit?

Each semester, full-time undergraduate students receive $25 of print credit. Once you exhaust your print credit, you can add Splash Cash for extra printing. Our automated deposit stations accept cash 24 hours a day. Credit card deposits are accepted online.

How do I deposit Splash Cash?

You can visit Campus Services, 107 Lavin-Bernick Center, or make a deposit online.

Can I make additional deposits of Splash Cash?

Yes, cash and check deposits of any amount are accepted at the Splash Card Office, either in person or by mail. Our automated deposit stations accept cash 24 hours a day. Credit card deposits are accepted online.

Will I lose any unused debit funds at the end of the semester or at the end of the year?

No, funds in your account automatically roll over from one year to the next.

Can I withdraw funds on demand?

No, Tulane Splash Card is a debit account that allows you to make purchases on campus and with selected off-campus merchants. Cash withdrawals are not allowed.

What should I do if I lose my Tulane Splash Card?

Report the lost card immediately to prevent any unauthorized use. You can report it in person to the Splash Card Office, 107 Lavin-Bernick Center, by telephone at (504) 865-5629, or by selecting Card Services in Gibson Online. Replacement cards are $30.

How much are replacement IDs if I bring back the pieces or if the card is malfunctioning?

Broken cards are $10. Replacement of a card with normal wear and tear will not incur a charge.

I have a temporary employee working in my office. Are they required to have a Splash Card?

Yes. Temporary employees are issued the Yellow Vendor ID that reads "Temporary Staff."

How much are vendor, temporary employee, and visiting students Splash Cards and how should I pay?

Temporary staff and vendor cards cost $20.00. Most departments send an Interdepartmental Transfer (IT) and some pay with a Tulane-issued purchasing card