Connection Card Office

Connecting You To CWU

Your CWU Connection Card is your key to experiencing campus as a CWU student, faculty, or staff member. Your Connection Card is your single source for ID, Keys, Bank Account and Access to Campus Services. All students, faculty, and staff are required to have a connection card.

  • CWU identification card
  • Meal Card for all Dining Services locations
  • Access to the Recreation Center in the SURC
  • Admission to sporting events, concerts, theater productions, and more
  • Library Card to check out books and laptops
  • Use in University Store as a debit card and to student charge items
  • Purchases at CWU vending machines
  • Photocopy Card at the Library
  • Access to buildings to which you are authorized

Person holding a connection card. The card is red and has a bar code and mascot logo on the bottom. The top of the card says Central Washington University Connection card. The student number is crossed off in editing for safety as well as the picture on the card, which a picture of Wellington the Wildcat football mascot photoshopped in to hide the actual photo on the card. There is greenery in the background.

Quick Links:


Online Access & Downloading the GET Mobile App

Upload your ID photo for expedited Connection Card production, add funds on the go, check your card balance, report your card lost, and much, much more!

Download GET Mobile for Android from Google Play

Download GET Mobile for iOS from the App Store

Login to CBORD's Web Portal with your CWU credentials.

Need Help? Stop by the Connection Card Office To Take Care Of:

  • Replace a Lost or Stolen Connection Card - Immediate Steps:
    • Report lost card to the Connection Card Office ASAP. You can do this over the phone, in person, on on the GET App.
    • Card will be deactivated
    • Replace lost card in the Connection Card Office
    • $35 Replacement Fee
    • Fee may be charged to Student Account, or you can use check or card
    • Old card is invalidated as soon as new card is created and printed
  • Fund Your Wildcat Bucks Account
  • Change Your Residential Meal Plan During Add/Drop Period only
  • Get Answers to Questions About Dining Charges
  • Charge Off-Campus/Apartment Meal Plans to Financial Aid for Each Quarter
  • Pick up Student Teaching ID badges
  • ID badges for Dining Services, Computer Support Services, University Store, Conference and Retail Services



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U.S. Bank is proud to be your campus banking partner.

To help you manage your money throughout your college experience and beyond, U.S. Bank offers financial resources, webinars and even a scholarship opportunity. Open a U.S. Bank Student Checking Account1 and link it to your Connection Card – making it your all-in-one campus ID and ATM/debit card. We’ve made it convenient for you to manage your money with a great checking account for students. Learn more about U.S. Bank.

  • 400 E. University Way in the SURC
  • 509.933.7034

Are you a university employee, faculty or staff member? Central Washington University has partnered with the U.S. Bank Workplace Banking Program to give you added benefits to our suite of products and services. Schedule an appointment with a banker for more details on how to connect your account to your workplace banking benefit.

All regular account opening procedures apply. $25 minimum deposit is required to open a U.S. Bank Checking Account. Fees for non-routine transaction may apply. Deposit products offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC. ©2022 U.S. Bank. The Maxx Card is issued by U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.Your school chose U.S. Bank to add optional banking functionality to the campus ID card and may receive financial support from U.S. Bank to offset costs otherwise incurred by the school. Students, faculty, and staff are not required to open an account with U.S. Bank to receive or use the campus ID card for other campus services



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