McDaniel Bucks


McDaniel Bucks is a prepaid spending account on your McDaniel 1Card offering a convenient and secure way to make purchases on and around campus. McDaniel Bucks is designed to eliminate the need to carry cash and since it is accepted at campus dining locations and popular local restaurants, you have the flexibility to eat on or off campus wherever and whenever you choose. You or your parents must make a deposit to your McDaniel Bucks account before using it for purchases. To learn more about how McDaniel Bucks works click here.

Benefits of McDaniel Bucks

  • Accepted – Welcomed at the places you need and want to go – on and off campus.
  • Convenient – Make purchases with the ID card you already carry. No need to carry cash, exact change, or debit/credit cards.
  • Fast & Easy to Use – Just swipe and go at self-service locations or present to the cashier for payment.
  • Prepaid – Only spend what you have. No costs, interest or fees to add value or use the account. Your account balance is immediately adjusted as you use your Card.
  • Easy to Add Value – Add funds to your account with a debit/credit card online, 24/7!
  • 24/7 Account Access – Add value, view transaction history, establish a guest account and more! Once registered, you are in total control of your account 24/7 at the McDaniel Bucks Account Center.
  • Use McDaniels Bucks & Save! – Register your Card to access savings just by using McDaniel Bucks at participating businesses.
  • Auto Reload – Create a schedule to automatically add value to your account – you determine the dollar amount and frequency – a great budgeting tool for students and parents!
  • Safe & Secure – If you lose your McDaniel 1Card, you can suspend your account and have the value transferred to a new Card.
  • Carries Over – Unlike most meal plans, McDaniel Bucks carry over every semester and year for as long as you are a member of the McDaniel College community.