Depositing Options

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni can deposit money into their ARTICash account to pay for goods and services on campus and at select off-campus locations.

Check Your Balance with eAccounts

You can check your ARTICard balances, view recent transactions, and download monthly statements online with eAccounts. Just log in to eAccounts with the link below using the same username and password you use for SAIC Self-Service and your SAIC email. The eAccounts program is not available to Continuing Studies students or alumni.

Log in to SAIC eAccounts

On-Campus Value Transfer Stations

You can deposit cash and have it immediately post to your ARTICard account at one of six campus Value Transfer Stations:

  • Sharp Building, 37 S. Wabash Ave., 2nd floor corridor
  • MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., lobby
  • 280 building, 280 S. Columbus Dr., 2nd floor
  • Sullivan Center, 36 S. Wabash Ave., 12th floor vending lounge
  • 162 building, lobby
  • Jones Hall, 7 W. Madison St., 3rd floor

Online Depositing

You can deposit funds online in any amount using a credit card or electronic check. You must have an active ARTIC Account to deposit online.

For Adult Continuing Studies students, if you do not have an active ARTIC Account, please follow these steps to activate your account:

  • Locate your SAIC ID number on your ARTICard and/or registration statement.
  • Go to password.artic.edu
  • Select Activate Account
  • On the Verification screen, enter the words displayed and select Verify
  • Enter your 7-digit SAIC ID number
  • Enter your Last Name
  • Enter your Birthdate using this exact date format: DD-MMM (e.g., 22-FEB)
  • Select Activate

If you require assistance with this process, contact the CRIT Help Desk at 312.345.3535 or email crithelpdesk@saic.edu.

Features of online depositing include:

  • Lower credit card fees
  • No fee for electronic (ACH) checks
  • Deposits made online will immediately post to your ARTICash account.

* Alumni cannot use Online Depositing at this time.

* Safari is not a supported browser for online depositing.

Online Depositing for Students:

  • Go to saic.edu/students and click the Self-Service icon under Quicklinks to log in
  • Click on Financial Account
  • Click on the CASHNet button
  • On the Overview page, click the Add Money button under Would you like to add money to your ARTICard?
  • Enter deposit amount (maximum of $2,000) and Click Continue
  • Select Payment Method, enter credit card or banking information, and Click Continue
  • Review and accept fees and click Continue
  • Confirm information and click the Pay button
  • Funds will immediately post to the ARTICash account

Online Deposits for Parents or Guardians:

Before a parent or guardian may deposit through CASHNet, the account holder (student) must set them up as an Authorized Payer. Students may do this through PeopleSoft Self Service:

  • Go to saic.edu/students and click the Self-Service icon under Quicklinks to log in
  • Click on Financial Account
  • Click on the CASHNet button
  • On the Overview page, click on the Send a Payer Invitation button
  • Enter Payer Information and Click the Send Invitation button
  • The Authorized User will receive their user name and temporary password at the email address provided

To Make Deposits as an Authorized User:

  • Check your email for your user name and temporary password
  • Log in as an Authorized User at commerce.cashnet.com/saicpay
  • On the Overview page, click the Add Money button under Would you like to add money to your ARTICard?
  • Enter deposit amount (maximum of $2,000) and Click Continue
  • Select Payment Method, enter credit card or banking information, and Click Continue
  • Review and accept fees and click Continue
  • Confirm information and click the Pay button
  • Funds will immediately post to the ARTICash account

Online Depositing for Staff and Faculty:

  • Log in to Self-Service
  • Switch from the Employee Homepage to the Student Homepage
  • Click on Financial Account
  • Click on the CASHNet button
  • On the Overview page, click the Add Money button under Would you like to add money to your ARTICard?
  • Enter deposit amount (maximum of $2,000) and Click Continue
  • Select Payment Method, enter credit card or banking information, and Click Continue
  • Review and accept fees and click Continue
  • Confirm information and click the Pay button
  • Funds will immediately post to the ARTICash account

Questions? Contact the ARTICard office at 312.629.9362 or email articard@saic.edu