Hornet Bucks

Check Your Account Balance

Check your OneCard Hornet Bucks balance and statement by logging into My Sac State and clicking on the Student Services tab.

Methods of Payment on Campus: Wells Fargo PIN-debit ATM Card

Vendors at Sac State accept a variety of payment methods. OneCard, credit cards and cash are the most populer, however there are a few vendors on campus that accept the Linked Wells Fargo/OneCard PIN-debit ATM Card. These vendors are listed below:

  • Hornet Bookstore
  • Hornet Bookstore Café
  • University Union Store

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Member FDIC.

Gift Certificates

Need the perfect gift for your co-worker or student? Put money on their OneCard!

Email us the OneCard Gift Certificate Request Form then stop by OneCard Services in Lassen Hall, Room 1001 to make your gift deposit. We will provide you with a personalized "Gift Certificate" for the recipient, upon request.

Hornet Bucks is an on-campus debit system administered through Sac State. You can deposit money onto your Hornet Bucks account which creates a prepaid declining balance service. Each time you make a purchase, the purchase amount is deducted from your account. Hornet Bucks do not earn interest and they carry over from semester to semester. Hornet Bucks are accepted at the following campus locations:

  • Union Store
  • Campus Bookstore
  • Printing in Computer Labs
  • Union Games Room
  • Peak Adventures - Bike Shop
  • Student Health Center (Pharmacy, Glasses)
  • Bursar's Office (tuition, parking permits, lab fees)
  • Parking Permit Machines
  • Reprographics (class projects only)
  • University Transportation and Parking Services (parking permits, citations)
  • Most Campus Eateries, such as: Burger King, Gordito Burrito, Gyro 2 go, Hiraku Sushi, Jamba Juice, Mother India, Panda Express, Round Table Pizza, Saigon Bay, Subway

How to make a deposit


Download the FREE iPhone/Android mobile app to make deposits using Visa, Mastercard or Discover, check your balances, freeze lost cards, and view a list of locations accepting Hornet Bucks.


Deposit to your OneCard Hornet Bucks Account online using Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

1. Login to your MySac State account.
2. Click on Student Services tab.
3. Click on OneCard Services link.
4. Click on the "Deposit Hornet Bucks" link.
5. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the deposit.

1. Visit the OneCard Guest Access page.
2. Click on the "Deposit Hornet Bucks" link.
3. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the deposit.


Herky at VTS Machine

The LED display on the front of every Hornet Bucks Station gives you step-by-step instructions. Your cash deposit is credited to your account and available for your use right away. You can also check your account balance at any Hornet Bucks Station. They accept $1's, $5's $10's, $20's, $50's and $100's and can be found in the following locations:

  • University Union first floor next to the PrintSmart stations
  • Library main floor, across from the circulation desk
  • Academic Information Resource Center (AIRC) Lab, Room 2004
  • American River Courtyard Computer Lab


Come in to in Lassen Hall, Room 1001 and make a cash or check deposit. Please make all checks payable to: "CSUS".


You can mail-in check deposits to the Bursar's Office. Just use our simple Mail-In Deposit Form (Please allow sufficient processing time if mailing a deposit.) Please make all checks payable to: "CSUS".


Process a Bill Payment from your banking institution. You can make a one time payment or automatic payment directly from your checking account. Just contact your banking institution and request a "bill pay" to Sac State Bursar's Office*. You'll need the following information:

    California State University, Sacramento
    Lassen Hall, Room 1001
    Mail Stop 6052
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819
    Include the student ID number (9 digit number) and student's name.
  • MEMO
    Include where you would like your payment to be sent: "OneCard Hornet Bucks".

*Please note that the bill pay can take 5 or more business days to arrive at the Bursar's Office. Therefore, be sure to allow sufficient time for you payments to be processed.

Please Note:

  • You may check your account balance on the mobile app and view a detailed list of recent transactions through your My Sac State account (select "OneCard Services" link in the Student Services tab).
  • Account statements may also be requested in person at the Bursar's Office in Lassen Hall, Room 1001.
  • Hornet Bucks accounts are debit accounts only.
  • A refund check may be requested only upon separation from the University and if the amount remaining on the card is over $5.00.