Use the ValuePort Machine to add funds to your Bear Bucks Account, check your Bear Bucks Account available balance or to purchase a Bear Bucks Gues Card. ValuePort machines do not accept change, dispense case or interface with bank ATM or credit cards. ValuePort Machines only accept $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills.

ValuePort III machines are conveniently located at the Rockefeller Library, Sciences Library, Sharpe Refectory lower level, Josiah's, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Bookstore Lobby, Emery Woolley Hall and at 222 Richmond Street.

You must swipe your Brown ID to access your account.

To add value to the account:

  1. Insert ID card into reader and remove.
  2. Insert US currenty into the bill acceptor until desired amount is deposited.
  3. At the end of your transaction, press "D".
  4. Press "C" to obtain a receipt.

To view Bear Bucks Balance:

  1. Insert ID Card into reader and remove.
  2. Your Bear Bucks balance will appear on the screen.
  3. To end this session, press "D".

To purchase a Bear Bucks Guest Card:

  1. Press "1" to begin.
  2. Bill acceptor will flash blue idicating that it is waiting for $1.00
  3. Insert bill
  4. Card will dispensed from card slot on lower right.
  5. Press "D" to end your session.
  6. Press "C" to obtain a receipt.