TigerCASH | LSU Auxiliary Services

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TigerCASH is a debit card system using your Tiger Card (LSU ID) to provide a fast, safe and convenient way to make purchases on and off campus. One of the great things about TigerCASH is convenience! Make deposits easily, via your fee bill, one of four VTS machine locations campus-wide or by our website! You’ll enjoy convenient purchasing power without carrying cash at over 300 locations on campus. When you make a purchase, your remaining balance will be electronically displayed so you’ll always know how much money remains in the account. 


What is TigerCASH and where can I use it?

TigerCASH is a free service provided to all active card holders. TigerCASH is a debit system that allows one to purchase items all over campus as well as off-campus.  


How do I obtain a TigerCASH account?

Everyone with a Tiger Card has a TigerCASH account. Making a deposit will activate the account.


How do I make a deposit to my TigerCASH account?

Deposits may be made in the Tiger Card office located on the 1st floor of the Student Union, at the Tiger Card Kiosk on the 1st floor of the Student Union, at the 4 campus VTS machines (LSU Student Union, Patrick F. Taylor Hall, LSU Library and the Law School), as well as on the web at www.tigercard.lsu.edu. In office deposits may be made with cash, check, or money order. Web deposits may be made with credit cards (will charge 2.5% processing fee) or by bank draft (use a routing number for no processing fee). VTS machines except cash only. Add TigerCASH via your fee bill through “Additional Services” on PAWS, using the 3001 as the code.


Can parents add money to a TigerCASH account?

Yes, parents may make deposits in the same fashion as students themselves.


How may I check the balance on my account?

Balances may be checked online, in the office or at a VTS machine.


What happens to the money at the end of the semester?

TigerCASH accounts remain open and funds carry over to the next semester until graduation or resignation. Then, you must request your remaining balance.


May I withdraw money from TigerCASH?

Withdrawals CAN NOT be made from an account at any time.


How do I close an account?

Students may close accounts and obtain refunds upon graduation or withdrawal from the University. Request forms are available in the office and online. Also, a written request containing the account holder’s name, ID #, telephone number and address may be sent in as a formal request. Faculty and Staff may close accounts at any time using the same procedure.


Why does the balance from a vending machine show a lower balance than my actual balance?

Vending machines may display the amount of its highest price item as the balance. Actual balances may be obtained in the office, at a VTS machine or on the online office.


What happens if I lose money in a VTS or vending machine? How do I get a refund?

Vending machine refunds are only given due to machine malfunctions. Please visit the Tiger Card Office located on the first floor of the Student Union to talk to a Tiger Card representative about the vending machine issue.