Manage Your Mobile MaineCard

Manage your Mobile MaineCard all in one place. View your meal plan account statements, your Black Bear Bucks balance, report a lost card, and so much more right here.

Need to add funds to your Mobile MaineCard? Whether you’re adding funds on the go through the Transact E-Accounts app or right here online, we’ve got you covered.

What would you like to do?

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Deposit Black Bear Bucks Online

The MaineCard Service Center offers a convenient and secure Online Card Office.

You may check your Black Bear Bucks balance & transaction history, save payment methods, and set up recurring transactions right here.

Learn more about Black Bear Bucks vs Meal Plan Dollars.

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For Students, Faculty & Staff Only

Log in to use a credit or debit card to deposit funds quickly and securely to your Black Bear Bucks account. You will need to log in with your UMS account to deposit.

Guest Deposits for Family & Friends

Use a credit or debit card to deposit funds to a student’s Black Bear Bucks account. Ensure you have both the student’s last name and student ID number.

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Attention: Be sure to click the “Make Deposit” button on the Deposit Confirmation Page or the funds will not go through. Failure to do so may result in a “Pending” charge on your credit/debit card which will fall off your account after several days.

Deposit Funds On Your Smartphone

Transact eAccounts add money. Explained in accompanying paragraph.

If you have Transact E-Accounts (App Store or Google Play) already, simply login to the app and select the “Add Money” button. You can pay directly from your Apple or Google Wallet within seconds if you already have a payment method set up.

Deposit Funds Around Campus

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You can deposit funds via cash or card at the MaineCard Office during normal business hours. You may also deposit funds via cash-only at the Fogler Library Value Transfer Station.

Departmental MaineCards (Faculty & Staff Only)

Terms & Conditions

  • Departmental Cards are for on campus, non-personal use only.
  • Departmental Funds reset to zero at fiscal year end (June 30th).
  • Annual Departmental Card application renewal is required.
  • Fund requests cannot be larger than $500.00.

New Departmental MaineCard and/or Deposit Requests

Complete a Departmental MaineCard Contract and send to Budget & Business Services at for a new card and/or fund deposit. All new Departmental MaineCards cost $20 and will be billed to your department chartfield.

Once your contract is approved by Budget & Business, we will contact you after we deposit your funds.

Replacement Departmental MaineCard

All replacement Departmental MaineCards cost $20.00. New cards will require a Departmental MaineCard Contract be filled out and sent to UM Budget & Business.
If only a replacement card is needed, email us at to request a new one.

View Departmental MaineCard Declining Balance

To see the declining balance on your Departmental Card, please login with your credential via the button below.