Bengal-ID and Bengal Bux
What is a Bengal-ID?
Bengal-ID was created to provide students, faculty, and staff with a fast, safe and
convenient way to access campus services. While serving as the official university
ID card, it is also a debit card for campus purchases as well as an electronic key
for secure access to selected campus facilities.
What is Bengal Bux?
Bengal Bux is a debit card system using your Bengal-ID Campus Card to provide a fast,
safe and convenient way to make purchases at various locations throughout the campus
such as cafeteria purchases, selected vending machines, and making copies and printing
in campus computing labs (once your initial free print allowance has been used). As
long as you have money in your Bengal Bux account, you’ll enjoy convenient purchasing
power without the hassle of carrying cash.
The amount deposited into your Bengal Bux account each semester is the amount charged
for dining dollars on the fee statement. Any amount remaining at the end of the Fall
semester will roll over and be combined with the Spring semester amount. At the end
of the Spring semester, any remaining amount is removed.
How do I add money to my Bengal Bux?
Additional value may be added to your Bengal Bux through Cashnet - just CLICK HERE
. This will take you to the e-market on the CashNet site. You can purchase in units
of $5.00. After payment, bring your receipt to OIT located in Classroom Community
Education Building, Room 204 to complete the transaction and have the dollars added
to your card.
You can also visit one of the Value Transfer Stations located within the Library and
the student Acadian Center to immediately add value to your card.
What is the difference between Bengal Bux, Dining Dollars and Pay for Print?
Bengal Bux is a dollar value on your ID that can be used at various places on campus
in place of actual money.
Dining Dollars can only be used on purchases in the cafeteria or in the on-campus
Pay for Print is strictly for printing in the on-campus computer labs.
Getting Your Bengal-ID Card
All LSU Eunice faculty, staff and students are required to have a BENGAL-ID campus
card. As the official ID card of the campus, your BENGAL-ID card should be carried
at all times. Campus offices may require that you show your card before receiving
services. Card privileges for students will not become active until your tuition and
fees for the semester are paid.
The Bengal-ID Office is a unit within the Office of Information Technology located
in room 204 of the Community Education Building. Regular office hours are between
8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
What happens if I lose my Bengal-ID card?
If you need to replace your card, you must pay a $5 replacement fee. Pay here
and bring the receipt to OIT in the Community Education Building room 204 to pick
up your new card.
Why Do You Need It?
As the official id card of LSU Eunice, it provides you with admission to campus events
such as athletics and fine arts presentations.
- It’s required to make copies on campus.
- You must have your BENGAL-ID to use the printers in campus computer labs. Student
printing accounts are credited with $4.50 each semester. This is equivalent to 150
black and white printed pages. Color pages will reduce your allotment by .25/page
or the equivalent of 8 1/2 black and white pages. After using your free prints, subsequent
pages will be deducted from your Bengal Bux account. (3 cents for black and white,
25 cents for color)
- It’s required to use campus recreational facilities including the gym, weight room,
- Many area merchants provide discounts to LSU Eunice students and employees. You must
present your BENGAL-ID to take advantage of these services.
- Use the BENGAL-ID in in the cafeteria and at other campus locations instead of carrying