Illini Cash

Illini Cash

Illini Cash offers convenience for students, faculty and staff to use your i-card for purchases. No need to carry cash, as Illini Cash is accepted at numerous locations on campus.

Adding Illini Cash to your i-card is a quick and convenient way to purchase food, books, computer equipment, printing and other select services across campus.

There is no fee to open or use Illini Cash and it’s easy to add money with a credit card online or through the UI Dining mobile app. There is no minimum purchase required and active accounts do not expire. See Terms and Conditions for more details

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Illini Cash is accepted at these locations

University Housing

  • All dining halls 
  • 57 North at SDRP 
  • Busey Bean and Green at Busey-Evans Residence Hall
  • The Caffeinator at SDRP
  • Ignite at the ARC
  • Chomps at Illinois Street Residence Hall
  • Penn Station at Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall

Illini Union

Campus Recreation

Computer Centers/Printing

Other Locations

  • Starbucks on Oregon Street
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels (Vet Med and Siebel Center)
  • Espresso Royale (BIF, Krannert Art Center, UGL and Grainger)
  • Latte Da - Lincoln Hall