All students are required to obtain an OWL Card, as it
serves as your official photo identification, debit card, Owl
Bucks card, library card, residence hall building key, meal
card for those who have meal plans, and your ticket to many
FAU events, including sporting events. You will need to
present your OWL card to receive the benefits of the many
services offered at FAU.
How do I get an OWL Card?
To obtain your OWL Card, visit the OWL Card Center on
Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton or Davie campus.
Bring with you a photo ID, either your driver's license,
military ID or passport. You must also be registered for
classes within the current semester or have a current FAU
employment contract or LLS membership card.
FAU has ha relationship with
Banking, which provides banking services to the
university. You may choose to have BB&T activate your OWL
Card for ATM use with your BB&T bank account. This does
NOT make your OWL Card a banking debit card.
Does my OWL Card work as a debit card?
DO NOT work as banking debit cards. If
you purchase OWL Bucks or a meal plan, your OWL Card will be
used to access those funds.
OWL Bucks is a convenient, prepaid declining balance
account designed for students, faculty and staff which allows
account holders to make purchases everywhere that OWL Bucks
are accepted. Anyone with an OWL Card may open an OWL Bucks
account. OWL Bucks is a spending option at participating
campus locations, including all on-campus dining locations,
convenient stores and many retail locations, including the