Black Bear Bucks

Memorial Union

Take advantage of your Black Bear Bucks and get a discount!
If you use Black Bear Bucks on your MaineCard for dining purchases at the Memorial Union, Fogler Library and Hilltop Market, you will save 5% off your bill. You will also save 8% state food sales tax, resulting in total savings of 13 percent.

On campus

Black Bear Bucks may be used:

  • At all UMaine Dining locations, which saves you a total of 13% on your order
  • At the University Bookstore and Bear Necessities Fan Shop
    • Black Bear Bucks may not be used for rental or ebooks from University Bookstore.
  • At Maine Bound Adventure Center
  • At Collins Center for the Arts
  • For copies in the library and at select on-campus printers

Off campus

Use your Black Bear Bucks off campus at participating merchants for food, beverages, groceries and even gasoline! The off-campus merchant program is continually growing, so check in often to see where your MaineCard can take you.

On campus discounts do not apply off campus. Some restrictions apply.

Use your MaineCard at these local merchants

Adding funds

Learn more about opening an account and adding funds by visiting the Online Card Office.

For merchants

Interested in accepting Black Bear Bucks for purchases in your business? Visit our guide for off-campus merchants.


Businesses may not permit any MaineCard holder to purchase alcohol, tobacco, firearms, obscene materials, or store-value gift cards.