ARTICard Uses

The ARTICard can be used all over campus. Use it to scan in to campus buildings, unlock doors for classes or Work-Study, check out materials from the Flaxman library, and purchase items and services. 

Meal plan funds can only be used in the on-campus cafés. ARTICash funds can be used at the following locations:

ARTICard Locations On Campus:

  • The LeRoy Neiman Center Café (Sharp Building)
  • MacLean Center Café
  • 280 Café
  • Service Bureau
  • Advanced Output Center
  • Media Centers
  • Flaxman Library
  • Academic Computer Labs
  • Photography Department
  • Digital Fabrication Studio
  • Sullivan Fabrication Studio
  • Wood/Metal Shop
  • Foundry
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Print Services
  • Material Source Locations
  • The Art Institute of Chicago - Students receive complimentary admission to the museum during any semester in which they are enrolled. This benefit applies to the student only.


ARTICard Locations Off Campus:

* Not for purchase of alcohol, tobacco, or store gift cards

Please note that ARTICard can only be used for in-store purchases. It cannot be used for online ordering or delivery.

Questions? Contact the ARTICard Office at 312.629.9362 or email