Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UCard system gets a reboot

By Alyssa Creamer

September 7, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Students no longer have to worry about their UCards’ strips wearing down. In 2010, the University of Massachusetts Campus Card (UCard) system began upgrading the campus ID's capabilities to include a "contactless c...

Saving swipes for later

By Seyi Obasa

February 16, 2011

Filed under Columns

Are you tired of many of your meal swipes going to waste after the semester is done? Most students have 40 or even 60 going doing down the drain. Well, there are a lot of people who have the same sentiment about this on campus. The S...

Switch to new UCards met with mixed enthusiasm

By Karissa Hamblet

December 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Last Thursday,  the official switch to the new UCard took place. Students were asked to swap out their old cards in the UCard Office by 5 p.m. that day in preparation for the deactivation of the older cards. For students who had their old UCard on hand, this was a fairly easy proc...