bblogoBear Bucks is an account linked to your PolarExpress card, which allows you easy access to spending at a variety of campus locations. You deposit money into the account to be spent on a variety of goods and services on campus, including food, vending, copying, printing, school supplies, and computers and computer accessories. Bear Bucks cannot be used to make purchases online.

You can deposit money into or make purchases with your Bear Bucks
account at the locations below:‚Äč

Checks should include the name and student ID number and specify the funds are for Bear Bucks.

Mail to:

UAF Office of the Bursar
First floor Signers' Hall
P.O. Box 757640
Fairbanks, AK 99775

  • UAF Bookstore
  • Office of the Bursar
  • All Dining Services locations
  • Wood Center front counter
  • The Pub (age restrictions apply)
  • Dining Services locations:
    • Dine 49
    • Arctic Java
    • Wood Center
    • CTC Polar Perk
    • Museum cafe (summer)
  • Copy pool copiers:
    • Rasmuson Library
    • Mather Library
    • Arctic Health Research Building
    • Wood Center
    • Duckering
    • Eielson
    • Gruening
    • Harper
    • O'Neill
    • Signers' Hall
  • Laser printers
    • Bunnell computer lab
    • 24-hour lab (Rasmuson Library)
    • Rasmuson Library print stations on 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors


BearBucks cannot be refunded for cash value.

If you would like to use your BearBucks to make a payment on your account balance, please fill out the Additional Fees Form.