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.

Purchase Maroon Dollars + PLUS online here!

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

FAQ’s

 

Expand the options below to find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

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

        Student-Run Cafés

              • Cobb Coffee Shop
              • Ex-Libris Café
              • Harper Café
              • Hallowed Grounds
        How can I charge my Maroon Dollars + PLUS purchase to tuition?

        You can now purchase Maroon Dollars + PLUS and charge them to your bursar account, online through our GET Funds application.  You can contact our office,  773-702-1600 or dining@uchicago.edu, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, to confirm you account has access to the “Bill Me” functionality. 

        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.

        Is there an app I can use to manage my funds?

        The GET Mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices. It allows users to add funds and see past transactions.