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Card Uses

Your OneCard has many uses. You can load funds on your Hornet Bucks Account and make purchases and payments all over campus. Your card is also your library card, commuter pass for the Hornet Shuttle, Sacramento RT and LightRail, a printer card for the computer labs, and a way to get free admission to athletics events and various other student activities all over campus.


Unlimited RT Bus and Lightrail Rides

With your student OneCard and the current semester commuter sleeve, you can ride Sacramento Regional Transit buses and Light Rail anywhere, anytime, for free!

University employees with faculty and staff OneCard's may purchase an employee commuter sleeve from University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) for their OneCard ($40 for six months) and also ride e-tran, RT and Light Rail at no additional cost.

Commuter Sleeves available in person or by mail:

  • Order online through the Parking Services website and have it mailed directly to you
  • Pick up in person at the UTAPS office in its new location at the Welcome Center near the J Street entrance of campus.
  • Fall sleeves are valid July 1 – December 31
  • Spring sleeves are valid January 1 – June 30

Hornet Bucks

Hornet Bucks is an on-campus debit system administered through Sac State. You can deposit money onto your Hornet Bucks account then each time you make a purchase, the purchase amount is deducted from your account. To check your Hornet Bucks account balances and find a list of where you used your OneCard, log into your My Sac State 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
  • Student Health Center (Pharmacy, Glasses)
  • Bursar's Office (tuition, lab fees)
  • Parking Permit Machines
  • University Transportation and Parking Services (parking permits, citations)
  • Campus eateries: Gyro 2 Go, Jamba Juice, Panda Express, Round Table Pizza, Saigon Bay, Subway

Hornet Bucks Statement and Refunds

You may check your Hornet Bucks account balance and view a detailed list of recent transactions through your My Sac State account. Account statements may also be requested in person at the Bursar's Office in Lassen Hall, Room 1001.

A refund check may be requested only upon separation from the University and only if the amount remaining on the card is over $5.00.

Deposit Options

Use your MySacState to access OneCard services and deposit to your OneCard Hornet Bucks Account online using Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

Use your MySacState to access OneCard services and create a guest account for parents and friends. Then they can access an online portal and deposit funds directly to your Hornet Bucks account.

Come to 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:

  • Bursar's Office Address: California State University, Sacramento. Lassen Hall, Room 1001, Mail Stop 6052. 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Payee Information: 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.

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.

Free Admission to Athletic Events

Get in for free to all regular season home athletic events and other various student activities on campus. Visit for sports schedules.

Library Services

Your Sacramento State OneCard is accepted at the Library to check out books and other materials. Just present your card at the checkout counter for easy check out of books and other library materials.

You can also use your OneCard at the Library Media Center to borrow laptops, check out CDs and Feature Films/Movies and take advantage of the slide projectors, overhead projectors and TV/VCR/DVD Viewing Rooms.

Printer Card

Your OneCard also serves as your Printer/Photocopier Card. All regularly enrolled students who have paid their fees receive an allotment of free prints that can be used in any University PrintSmart lab. (CCE and ELI Students not eligible). The frequency and number of prints are determined by the IRT department (916-278-7337). These prints are loaded into your PrintSmart account on your OneCard. Your PrintSmart balance is only viewable at the printer release stations and will not be visible at the Hornet Bucks Stations or on your Hornet Bucks Online Statement.

Note: Your PrintSmart account is a separate account from your Hornet Bucks account and does not roll over every academic year.


Show your OneCard at select local businesses to receive discounts. Check out the complete list of locations and what type of discounts are provided.

While efforts are made to keep this list current and accurate, offers are subject to change.


Have a discount to offer? Please fill out and submit this Vendor Discount Program form!

High Fidelity High Fidelity is dedicated to providing a wide selection of limited release footwear and apparel online. We are offering students 5% off our well-curated range of Air Jordan shoes, Yeezy shoes and plenty more top streetwear brands.
Oooh Yeah! Socks 15% off all funny novelty socks & fuzzy slippers. Enter discount code: "SACS15OFF" at checkout.
 California Surveying and Drafting Supply  * 20% off retail price for all drafting supplies
* Discounts of up to 60% off retail on plotter papers.
* Similar discounts on surveying supplies.
 4733 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 344-0232
Newton’s Graphics 10% discount on signs, banners or any other service. Free delivery to CSUS. 6140 Main Avenue
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 220-4554
PicaNova Inc 20% off on personalized photo products, including canvas prints, photo books, and more. Use the code: CSUS20 at checkout at
Stamped with Love 10% discount on all products, no restrictions with code "LOVE10"
University Art 20% discount when enrolled in our savings program 2601 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 443-5721
Auto Towing - Sacramento 10% off any service
(OneCard must be presented prior to service)
1215 K St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 209-7606
AutoMedics 10% off parts and labor 7637 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Carmichael, CA 95608
(916) 488-4415
Campus Shell 10% off labor up to $100 2270 Fair Oaks Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 922-6653
Car Locksmith Sacramento 8% off all locksmith services in Sacramento County Citrus Heights, CA
(916) 244-3927
Car Protection Pro 10% discount on window tinting, 3M Clear Bra paint protection film and any other services offered. 6140 Main Avenue
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 220-4554
International Tow Service 10% off towing service 5750 Franklin Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 393-1800
Pavilion Car Wash & Quick Lube & Detail Center 10% off of any Full Price Car Wash or Oil Change Service  2334 Fair Oaks Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 925-8533
RCG Logistics 5% student or 10% staff discount on vehicle shipping anywhere in United States
(Mention Booking Code: CSUS5&10)
9300 Stockton Blvd, Suite 104
Elk Grove, CA 95758
(800) 381-2068
Walt Stickel Body & Frame Shop 10% - 15% discount off of deductible 5750 Franklin Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95824
(916) 393-1800
Best Buy Educational discounts offered on software, computers, tablets, televisions, small appliances and more 1901 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 925-1212
CoreSolutions Certified Apple Consultant Apple IT Support/Consultation for students/employee onsite and remote - 10% off
Data recovery for iOS, Mac, Windows, and Android - 10% off
Website Development/Design students/employee - 10%
(916) 800-1397
Echo Neon Use code SAC10 to receive a 10% discount on custom glass neon signs, LED neon signs, and other creative lights
Mobile Kangaroo
Apple Authorized Repairs
Free warranty repairs for all apple products and 15% off labor for repairs such as iPhone screen, galaxy, mac and other computer/phone repairs 9527 Folsom Blvd., Ste C
Sacramento, CA 95827

10016 Foothills Blvd., Ste 130
Roseville, CA 95747

Text (855)FIX-THAT/(855)349-8428
Tech 2U Repairs: Onsite- $134, Shop + Remote- $79,
QuickFix- $49
1590 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 225-8324
Yoga Bear Computer Repair $15 off any service or repair 225 30th Street. Suite 307
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 800-3035
CA State Escape 10% off any escape room (use “10student”) 5400 Power Inn Road, Ste. B
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 270-2882
Capitol Bowl $4 per game per person/$2.50 per shoe rental per person (student only)
Every Day 11:00 am-6:00 pm 
900 West Capitol Ave
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 371-4200
Chirp At Chirp we discount audiobooks — up to 95% off — that you can purchase and own with no subscription or membership fees. Use the discount code CSUSSTUDENT20 to get 20% off your first audiobook on Chirp. [Offer good through 12/30/2023]
Enchambered: Sacramento Escape Room $5 off adult escape room ticket 2230 Arden Way, Suite C
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 674-2008
Golf Simulators Direct We specialize in selling indoor golf products and golf simulator builds and accessories. The discount would be for 5% off. Additionally our store charges no sales tax and offers free shipping on all orders.
Peak Adventures Discounted student pricing
Faculty Trips & Classes 10% Off
6000 J Street
University Union
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 278-6321
Sac State Aquatic Center Student/Faculty/Staff discount on trips, rentals, and all your bike needs Lake Natoma
1901 Hazel Avenue
Gold River, CA 95670
(916) 278-2842
Blue House Korean B.B.Q. 10% discount 1030 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 646-2004
Café Europa 10% discount 1537 Howe Avenue, Ste 116
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 779-0737
FireUp Esports Lounge 2 for 1 Entrees with OneCard! 1601 Douglas Blvd Ste A,
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 389-2900
Hao Bao Dumplings 25% off item totals in carts over $20 with promo code "HaoBaoElvas" 6415 Elvas Ave (The Line)
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 252-5999
Heavenly’s Yogurt 10% discount 5535 H St. #10
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6000
(The McHornet)
$1 off any extra value meal or salad 7901 College Town Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 379-9802
Melty 10% discount 486 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 514.8050
Menchies FroYo 10% discount 484 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 333-1084
Mountain Mike’s Pizza 15% off (excludes buffet, beer, wine, delivery) 7660 La Riviera Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 383-8300
Pancake Circus 25% discount 2101 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 452-3322
Piatti Ristorante & Bar 10% discount 571 Pavilions Lane
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 649-8885
Raley’s 10% discount (must show OneCard AND enter phone number for Something Extra Rewards program each visit- free sign ups!) 2075 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95825

8391 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826
Rivers Edge Café and Catering 10% off dine in and phone orders.
(Not valid for online orders. Not valid on holidays.)
8740 La Riviera Drive, #C
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 362-2221
Sam’s Hof Brau 10% off food purchases 2500 Watt Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 482-2175
Subway  10% discount  1735 Arden Way #205
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 565-1005

5539 H Street, Suite 50
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 451-6500
10% off any sub, salad or wrap (drinks not included)  2310 Fair Oaks Blvd. #B
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 923-1212
Taqueria los Compadres Free regular soft drink with any purchase of $5.99 or more (one per visit) 2550 Fair Oaks Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 257-2752
Zocalo Students receive 10% off any of 5 locations
Meble Furniture 10% off for students and staff with code "CSUS10"
Outlet Coworking $50 off a resident membership 2110 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 476-9606
Precision Garage Door Sacramento Valley 50% off service charge with repair 8175 Alpine Ave., Suite C
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 864-9100
Sacramento Top 10 -50% off Marketing Promotion for any registered SacState Department or student group
-Assistance from Sacramento Top 10 for promoting your event or activity
55 Fallon Lane
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 265-2521
R U TAN Pavilions Tanning: 1 FREE Mega UV Tan (first visit) + 20% off all individual UV Tan packages including Red Light Therapy + 20% off all lotions. No sign up fees or commitment.

Spray Tanning: 15% off a Single Custom Airbrush Spray Tan + 15% off a Single Mystic Automated Spray Booth. No appointment needed, walk-ins welcome.
2326 Fair Oaks Blvd, Suite C.
Sacramento, CA 95825
(just 1 mile from campus, East of Howe, behind McDonalds)
(916) 649-8826
All Languages Translation 20% off any translation services
Kings of Translation INC. We are a professional translation agency that provides official document translation in any language pair. Kings of Translation would be happy to grant a 15% discount for translation of any official documents.
We offer certified, notarized, and apostilled translations and are a member of ATA. Our services are available 24/7.
Discount code: edu-KOT
Languex Translation Languex provides inexpensive, fast, high quality translations to meet all your business and personal needs. We provide
high-quality professional human translation of over 50 languages. Simply mention the promo code "csus-20" when
getting your quote to receive 20% off all of your translation needs.
Official Translations 25% discount for certified translations with promo code CSUS25
RushTranslate Sac State employees and students are eligible for a 15% discount on all translation services from RushTranslate! We offer certified translation services in 65+ languages provided by professional translators with quick and easy online ordering. Just mention the "Sac-State"discount when requesting a quote.
Tomedes Tomedes is a global translation company that provides quality translation solutions and is offering a 10% discount off its services to Sac State students and employees. Use promo code GIFT2023 upon checkout.