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What is RAD?

RAD is a declining balance account tied to your Campus Access Card (Campus Access Card). Make a deposit into your RAD account and you can swipe your card all over campus to pay for the things you use everyday.

Where Is My RAD Account? Do I Need a Separate Card?

RAD is an account located on your Campus Access Card, which means no more digging into your spending money, late night stops at the ATM or charging up credit cards.

How Do I Sign Up?

Contact the Campus Card Office in person, or sign up using this online form.

Hos Do I Add Money to My RAD Account?

Adding money is simple! Click here Add Money

Where Can RAD Be Used?

RAD can be used on campus, visit the list of locations here.

What Happens If I Lose My Campus Access Card?

If you card is stolen, you must contact two (2) departments. One (1) to deactivate purchases and services and one (1) to deactivate the card access. You should deactivate your purchases and services as soon as possible upon discovering your card is missing by accessing the online web site at The online web site is available 24/7 or you can contact the Campus Card Office during normal business hours. You should deactivate your card access as soon as possible upon discovering your card is missing by contacting the Department of Public Safety at (518) 276-6656. The Department of Public Safety is available 24/7. When you obtain your new card, your account balance will be available immediately. A lost card does not mean lost money, if it is reported promptly. Refer to the Card Terms and Conditions for further details on lost and stolen cards.  Add Money to RAD

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If you have questions regarding your Rensselaer Advantage Card, please contact:

Campus Card Office
Student Union Building
Room 1502
110 8th Street
Troy, New York 12180-3590
(518) 276-6670
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

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