You must have $150 at the time of transfer in your Jacket Express account. In some instances, If there are insufficient funds to transfer from your Jacket Express account at the time of the transfer then your Student Billing account will be charged for the amount your account was deficient.
Starts: Tuesday September 2nd
Ends: Friday, September 26th by 3pm
BW Stinger Card: FAQ
Q: What is the $150 Jacket Express Board Plan transfer option?
A: Due to several requests received from BW students, BW has partnered with PNC to allow resident students the ability to transfer $150 from their Jacket Express Board Plan to be able to go off campus to eat.
Q: How do I enroll for this $150 option?
A: Resident students may access the BW ID Office webpage for instructions and steps to follow, prior and during the enrollment period that will be posted.
- Step 1: you will need to elect that you wish to have $150 transferred from your Jacket Express Board Plan. To do this, you will go to www.bw.edu/resources/id and click on the BW Stinger Card icon. Enter the information listed and hit submit.
- This first step will need to be completed at the beginning of each semester; details and deadlines will be announced during the previous semester.
- Step 2: Only students that receive an activation code from the first step will need to complete this step. You will need to have your activation code, PNC Checking and routing numbers to complete this step.
Q: What are the eligibility requirements to elect the $150 option?
A: Requirements include:
Be a BW resident student and have paid the full Jacket Express Board Plan for the current school semester
- Have an active PNC Checking Account
- Elect to have the BW Stinger Visa Debit card
- Have $150 at the time of transfer in my Jacket Express account. In some instances, If there are insufficient funds to transfer from your Jacket Express account at the time of the transfer then your Student Billing account will be charged for the amount your account was deficient.
Q: Can I allocate more or less than $150 each semester (Fall/Spring) as part of the Resident Jacket Express Board Plan?
A: No, the program offers a fixed amount for both Fall and Spring semesters.
Q: Will this $150 show up in my PNC checking account?
A: Yes. Once the funds are dispersed by the school, the $150 will appear as a deposit into your designated PNC Checking account and available to use at your discretion.
NOTE: PNC will not monitor how the $150 is spent. It will be credited to the current balance you may have on your PNC Checking account as well as be used to pay for purchase transactions that come through your PNC Checking account when the transfer takes place.
Q: Will I need to complete the $150 process each semester (Fall/Spring)?
A: Yes. You will need to make this election each semester via www.bw.edu/resources/id.; step 1 only.
Q: What happens if I do not elect the $150 from my Jacket Express Board Plan?
A: Your funds will remain in your account and follow the normal Jacket Express Board Plan process.
Q: If I elect the $150, can I change my mind?
A: No, Once you make your election at the beginning of each semester, it is automatically processed to debit your Jacket Express Board Plan.
Q: How do I apply for a PNC Checking account if I do not have one?
A: You can apply for a PNC Bank account by visiting any of our PNC branches, online via www.pnc.com/bw, or by calling 1-888-PNC Bank.
The two closest branches to the BW campus include 343 W. Bagley Road or inside the Giant Eagle at Park St.
Or if you don’t have time to go off campus, PNC Bank will be available on campus every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 9:00-1:00 in the Strosacker Student Union for Banking Days.
Make sure you mention that you are a BW student if you open your account in your hometown to ensure you are placed in the proper student checking account.
Q: How do I obtain the new BW Stinger Visa Debit Card?
A: For any new PNC Checking account opened, it will be automatically issued for you during your account opening process.
Q: If I already have a PNC Checking account, how do I switch from my PNC Visa Debit Card to the new BW Stinger Visa Debit card?
A: To upgrade your current PNC Visa Debit Card to the new BW Stinger Visa Debit Card, you can stop into any PNC Branch and they can place the request. There is no fee to upgrade your card and it will be sent to the address the bank has on file for you within 7-10 business days.
Q: Who is eligible to receive the BW Stinger card?
A: Anyone who has opened a PNC Bank account and affiliates themselves with Baldwin Wallace is eligible to receive the new BW Stinger Visa Debit Card. This includes: BW Student, BW Employee, BW Alumni, BW Emeritus, BW Parents, or Community; a Yellow Jacket For Life (YJ4L).
Q: Is there a PNC ATM on campus?
A: Yes, PNC has an ATM located in the Strosacker Student Union. This ATM is capable of accepting deposits and cashing checks as well as your typical cash withdrawal. Effective Fall, 2014, there will be a surcharge of $2.50 implemented. Any non-PNC account holder who utilizes the ATM will be subject to this charge. PNC customers will not be impacted.
Q: If I have other questions that are not listed, who can I contact?
A: You can call the local PNC Branch at (440) 826-4515 or the PNC customer service hotline at 1-800-745-7577. Or Baldwin Wallace University ID Office at (440)-826-2410; www.bw.edu/resources/id.