When you join the newcardcash program, you can use your New School ID like a debit card at many locations on campus. All New School dining locations accept newcardcash (see below), and purchases made in these venues are not taxed. You can also use newcardcash in on-campus vending machines. Students can use newcardcash in dormitory laundry machines.

How to Add Funds

You can add money at any time. To add funds and manage your account, log on to, select the Student or Employee tab as it corresponds to you.

  • Students: Select the Meal Plans and newcardcash option.
  • Employees: Select "Add money to your account" under newcardcash in the Finance and Business section.

You can also visit and log in. While logged in, you may authorize other people to deposit funds into your account.

Walkthrough: adding funds to newcardcash (PDF)
Walkthrough: adding a guest user to newcardcash (PDF)

Balances in newcardcash accounts do not expire; they roll over from semester to semester and remain in your account until they are spent or until you permanently separate from the university.

On-Campus Dining Locations Accepting newcardcash

Café 55 55 West 13th Street, 4th floor
Library Café 55 West 13th Street, lobby
Lang Café 65 West 11th Street, lobby
13th Street Residence Hall 118 West 13th Street, lower level
University Center Dining Commons 63 5th Avenue, 2nd floor 
University Center Faculty and Staff Lounge 63 5th Avenue, 7th floor 

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