Services and Uses

Your StagCard has a variety of uses; it can be used as a debit card, facilities access card, laundry card, meal card, and print card.

Debit Card
The StagBucks debit account is an optional prepaid account available to students, faculty, and staff. Funds deposited into this account can be used to make purchases at the University Bookstore, the University Activities Office (for discount Broadway tickets and other activities), campus vending machines, and food service locations throughout campus. This account will also be charged once Dining Dollars (purchased as part of a meal plan) and/or laundry or printing allotments are depleted.

View the listing of off-campus merchants that accept StagBucks.

Facilities Access Card
Residence Halls and Apartment Buildings
All residence halls, including the village apartments are locked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All full-time undergraduates can use their StagCard to access these facilities between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. After 11 p.m., your StagCard only allows you access to your campus residence.

Leslie C. Quick Jr. Recreation Complex
To access the Quick RecPlex, all members must swipe their StagCard at the front desk. All regular, full-time undergraduate students receive a membership to the Quick RecPlex. Other students, faculty, and staff may purchase annual memberships. Please call (203) 254-4140 for more information.

Computer Labs
All University computer labs are locked 24 hours a day; you must swipe your StagCard to unlock the door. General usage labs are located in the the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Dolan School of Business, and Donnarumma Hall.

Laundry Card
The laundry account is a prepaid account provided to all students living in University housing. Each student living in the residence halls, village apartments, or townhouses is provided with 80 cycles per semester for on-campus washers or dryers. These cycles are not transferable to future academic semesters or years. If a student expends all of their laundry cycles prior to the end of the semester, the laundry system will automatically debit the student's StagBucks account provided funds are available.

Meal Card
Residence Hall Students: All students living in the University's residence halls are required to have a meal plan. Information regarding meal plan options is available from the Food Service (Sodexo) Office in the Barone Campus Center, Room 404, and the StagCard Office in the Barone Campus Center, Room 110. Students can change their meal plans the first two weeks of each semester online at

Apartment, Townhouse, Commuting, and Off-Campus Residents: Upperclassmen living in the apartments or townhouses, or students who commute or live off-campus may chose to purchase a meal plan. Brochures with meal plan options are sent home before the beginning of each semester. Payment is not required at the time of purchase; your student account will be billed. Students may purchase these meal plans throughout the semester at the StagCard Office in the Barone Campus Center.

Meal plan changes are allowed the first two weeks of each semester; to purchase or change a meal plan please visit

For more information on meal plan offerings, please visit

Print Card - StagPrint
The StagPrint account is a prepaid account provided to all Fairfield University students. Please see for more information.

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