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Cougar Card Services

Connect to campus life at the College of Charleston by using your Cougar Card to access events, facilities, and services.  The Cougar Card is the official College of Charleston identification card. It is issued to all members of the campus community.

Your first Cougar Card is free! To obtain it, please be prepared to present one of the following unexpired, government issued forms of photo identification:

  • Driver’s license
  • State issued ID card
  • Passport
  • Military ID

Please carry your Cougar Card with you whenever you are on campus to identify yourself as a member of the campus community.

Meal Plan Options for Fall 2015 are Available!

Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your meal plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings. You’ll get guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! We’ve got you covered. To review the meal plan options visit campus dining services.

You have until Tuesday, August 18, 2015 to select your meal plan on MyCharleston using the My Housing/Dining tab.

To make changes after August 18, please visit Cougar Card Services in Berry Hall 162A Calhoun Street.  The deadline for meal plan changes and cancellations is Monday, August 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

Fall meal plans begin Friday, August 21, 2015 with dinner.

The 2015-2016 Terms and Conditions for Meal Plans can be reviewed online and must be agreed to before signing up for a meal plan through the online portal.

Spring 2015 Meal Plans can no longer be changed, canceled or charged to the eBill

Students can still purchase Spring 2015 meal plans at Cougar Card Services but the plans must be paid for upfront with Cash, Check, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. 

The deadline for meal plan changes and cancellations, or charging to the eBill was Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Spring 2015 meal plans end on Thursday, May 7, 2015 with lunch.

Dining Dollars and Cougar Cash carry over to the next semester, Meal Swipes do not.

Web Deposit Instructions-Add Cougar Cash or Dining Dollars

Deposit funds to Cougar Cash or Dining Dollars online using the eBill system, funds will be available within two hours.

Students:  Access your eBill through MyCharleston, click on the Academic Services tab then open the eBill link.  Go to the eDeposits tab, select the term and Cougar Cash or Dining Dollars.  Enter the amount and preferred payment method.  Confirm to process.

Authorized Users:  From select MyCharleston located on the top border of the page.  The Welcome to MyCharleston page will display.  In the left column are Quick Links.  Select the link for eBill and logon.  Go to the eDeposit tab, select the term and Cougar Cash.  Enter the amount and preferred payment method.  Confirm to process.

Riding With Carta

Students looking at their Cougar Cards

CARTA (Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority) service, on all routes, continues to be free for College of Charleston employees and students! Simply show your Cougar Card to the driver as you board the bus.  A separate pass is not required.  You must be a student enrolled in the current term or an active employee to take advantage of this free service.  Information about bus and shuttle schedules may be obtained online at Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!