Student Jacket Express Account
The BW Jacket Express (declining) or Board Plan Account...
is an account accessed with your BW I.D. Card. Once your account is activated, your card becomes a purchasing card for your spending on campus. The amount applied to your account is immediately accessible in most cases, and will be billed to your BW Student Billing Account.
Resident and BW Apartment students receive a Jacket Express Board Plan account automatically at the beginning of each semester. Eligible students may request $150 of their Jacket Express Board money transferred to their PNC Checking Account. The enrollment period for Spring semester will begin Friday January 10 and end Friday February 7 by 3pm. During the transfer process, a student must have the $150 in their Jacket Express account to transfer. If the student does not have the $150 to cover the transfer, then the student's Student Billing account will be charged the $150 being transferred.
All students registered may open or apply additional amounts at any time to their Jacket Express account by contacting the I.D. Office; or simply complete an Application form and email, mail, fax or return to the I.D. Office for processing.
Resident and BW Apartment student's Jacket Express Board plan account remaining balance is credited at the end of Fall semester to the student's BW Student Billing Account.
Commuter student's Jacket Express account balance is carried over from Fall semester to Spring semester. A $10 processing charge may be applied for any requests to reduce or close a Jacket Express account prior to the normal closing period at the end of spring and summer semesters.
All accounts (Resident, BW Apartment, Commuter) are closed and any remaining balance is credited to the student's BW Student Billing Account at the end of Spring semester, or when the student withdraws from the University.
Account and transaction information can be obtained between August 1-July 31 of the current year; by request at the ID Office; or a balance is displayed on most card swipe devices after a transaction occurs on the card.
Cash cannot be withdrawn from a Jacket Express account.
Students registered for the fall or working on Campus for the summer may apply for a Jacket Express account for the Summer. The account will be closed around the end of July and any balance remaining will be credited to the student's BW Student Billing Account.
Commuter students may open an account for Fall semester once registered for the fall and after Summer accounts have been closed.