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What is the BCard?

Formerly known as the BenCard, the BCard is Benedictine University's official identification campus card and is available to all enrolled students and current faculty and staff. Tap your iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone at readers across campus to conveniently access your university credentials. You can still have a physical BCard, but now you can add your BCard either to one iPhone and one Apple Watch, or one Android phone.

The BCard houses student Meal Plans and acts as a pre-paid debit card with BBuck$, authenticates and grants cardholders access to campus buildings. Also, the BCard can be used as a membership card to gain access to the Rice Fitness Center or check-out a book at the library.

The BCard can be used at all on-campus dining facilities, campus store (Coming Fall 2021), and select off-campus restaurants (Coming Spring 2022).

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Where can I use my BCard Mobile ID?

Lisle Campus - Campus Building Door Access Control Locations
  • Ondrak Hall (Residents and Staff only)
  • Jaeger Hall (Residents and Staff only)
  • Krasa Student Center
  • Goodwin Hall of Business
  • Rice Center
  • Parking Garage (Staff only)
  • Campus Store (in person only, not valid at the online store)
  • Library
  • Campus Eateries
    • Benny's Dining
    • The Pub @ Coal Ben
    • #COFFEE
    • The Marketplace @ Kindlon Hall

Mesa Campus is not supported at this time (Coming 2022)!

Where can I NOT use my BCard Mobile ID?
updated 8/10/2021

  • Campus Convenience Printers (coming soon)
  • Campus Vending


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Students, Faculty, and Staff can get support for their BCard by contacting the Help Desk at (630) 829-CARD (2273) or email at during business hours, Monday through Friday.