Maroon Dollars & Maroon Dollars + PLUS
There are two forms of campus specific payment options linked to your UChicago ID card. Both Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + Plus can be used via the Grub Hub app.
- Comes with your meal plan
- Tax Exempt
- Can not be used for merchandise at the Bookstore
Maroon Dollars + PLUS
- Purchased from our Get Site or via the GET App.
- Reloadable at any time: Day or Night!
- Used at all dining locations and for book store merchandise
- Subject to sales tax.
Buy in bulk and save up to 7.5%!
Purchases of $100 or more are eligable for a 5% bonus. Purchases of $250 or more get an additional 2.5% added. If you purchase Maroon Dollars + PLUS online, any bonus dollars will be added to your purchase within five minutes.
Maroon Dollars + PLUS are non-refundable
What are Maroon Dollars?
Maroon Dollars are what we call the pool of funds that come with a student meal plan. Maroon Dollars are tax-exempt and allow students to use their University ID’s like a debit card at participating food locations on campus. One Maroon Dollar is equivalent to $1.
What are Maroon Dollars + PLUS?
Maroon Dollars + PLUS allow students to use their University ID’s like a debit card at participating food locations on campus. One Maroon Dollars + PLUS is equivalent to $1.
Are there any bonuses for purchasing larger amounts of Maroon Dollar + PLUS?
Yes, if you purchase $100 – $249Maroon Dollars + PLUS you receive a 5% bonus. If you purchase more than $250 Maroon Dollar + PLUS then you receive a 7.5% bonus.
What is the difference between Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS?
- Students with meal plans have two separate accounts: Maroon Dollars, where funds associated with a meal plan are deposited, and Maroon Dollars + PLUS, is where deposits from purchases, credits, as well as awards from various groups on campus.
When will my Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS expire?
Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS added after July 1, 2023 will expire on June 1, 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Are Maroon Dollars + PLUS new?
No, if you added funds to your UChicago ID card using the GET Funds portal, then you added Maroon Dollars + PLUS. Previously these funds were labeled “Maroon Dollars” and presented next to your meal plan dollars or “Maroon Dollars/Meal Points” in the GET Funds portal.
Is there a minimum or maximum purchase of Maroon Dollars + PLUS?
There is a minimum purchase of $25 for each addition to your Maroon Dollars + PLUS account, and a maximum yearly purchase of $5,000.
I bought more Maroon Dollars + PLUS recently, but they still don’t show up when I make a purchase. Why not?
Students with meal plans have two separate accounts: Maroon Dollars, where funds associated with a meal plan are deposited and Maroon Dollars + PLUS, is where credits are applied, awards from various groups and friends and purchase on your behalf.
At locations that accept both Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS, once your Maroon Dollars is depleted of all funds, your Maroon Dollars + PLUS will become active.
Where can I see the balances for my Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS accounts?
Log into get.cbord.com/uchicago to view the balances on your Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS accounts. You can see your past transactions as well as your remaining swipes if you are on the Phoenix or Apartment meal plan.
Where can I use my Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS?
- Pret A Manger
- Hutchinson Commons
- Starbucks @ Saieh
- Café Logan
- Gordon Café
- Harris Café
- Hutchinson Commons
- Law School Café
- Maroon Market
- Midway Market
- Peach’s Café
- Tiffin Café
- Press Café
- Quantum Café
- Barnes & Noble Bookstore (Café side)
- Barnes & Noble Bookstore (merchandise side) Maroon Dollars + PLUS ONLY
- Cobb Coffee Shop
- Ex-Libris Café
- Harper Café
- Hallowed Grounds
How can I charge my Maroon Dollars + PLUS purchase to tuition?
Who can buy Maroon Dollars + PLUS?
All registered students, university faculty, and staff are eligible to buy Maroon Dollars + PLUS.
Can I apply my Maroon Dollars or Maroon Dollars + PLUS balance to my student account balance?
No, Maroon Dollars and Maroon Dollars + PLUS cannot be applied to your Student Account Balance.