CatCard office

CATcard is the official identification card for students, faculty and staff here at the University of Vermont. It provides access to CAT$cratch, UVM's prepaid debit account, and also functions for dining, library, fitness access and as a bus pass for the GMT bus system - it can even get you free movie tickets. It will be programmed with your residence hall and any other door access that may be required, and it will even work to activate the washers and dryers. 



  • It is the UVM ID card
  • It is the meal plan card
  • It is library borrowing and access
  • It is residence hall access
  • It is used for the laundry facilities
  • It is fitness facility access
  • It is athletic event access
  • It is GMT bus access
  • It is CAT$cratch (Pre-paid Debit Account)



  • It is a pre-paid debit account
  • It is fast, safe and convenient
  • It is no monthly bills or fees
  • It is easy to check your balance and history
  • It rolls over each semester and year to year



  • UVM Bookstore and Health Center Pharmacy
  • Athletic fees, vending, and printing
  • Computer Depot, campus dining locations
  • Grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants
  • Ski areas, automotive services and so much more

Remember to get your card at Orientation at the CATcard Service Center located in the Billings Library at 48 University Place - It is also a great time to open up your CAT$cratch account. Be sure to check out their website at

CATCard Information

Billings Library
48 University Place
Burlington, Vermont 05405

Tel: (802) 656-4509
Fax: (802) 656-4528