Auburn, Ala. (EETV) – Every student, staff and faculty member at Auburn University knows the meaning of the term ‘Tiger Card’, but for many, that definition may soon change. Since July 6, many summer semester students have had the opportunity to come to the Tiger Card office located in Foy Hall between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to get a brand new Tiger Card.
For many years, Auburn students have used their Tiger Cards to be able to purchase food items out of their meal plans in Auburn’s many dining halls and navigate their way through the many buildings owned by the University. on the campus. So what would change with these new Tiger Cards? Well, the new Tiger Cards would use contactless technology. With the University’s new card readers, students will be able to purchase items more easily and access buildings by simply placing their new Tiger card within an inch of the center of the card reader instead of slip it.
New fall 2021 students will be able to pick up their brand new Tiger Card during their orientation in person. For returning students, the new and improved Tiger Card will be offered at no additional cost, unless the student has lost their old Tiger Card. Students returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester must visit the Tiger Card office at least one business day prior to their move-in date to campus to receive their new card while off-campus students will begin receiving their new cards a week before class. start.
For more information on the new Tiger Cards, please visit the Tiger Cards FAQ page or contact the Tiger Cards office by calling 334-844-4507 or emailing [email protected]