The RU Express ID card is the official identification card for Radford University students, faculty, and staff.
The RU Express card is used for access to meal plans, make purchases from vending and snack machines, for use in laundry facilities, pay for printing in computer labs, pay for printing and fines in the library and also serves as a building key for all residence halls and several academic areas.
In addition to these on-campus uses, there are several off-campus merchants that accept the RU Express card as a method of payment for student convenience. Check out the complete listing of merchants accepting the RU Express.
RU Express account
The RU Express account is a debit account offered by the university for the convenience of our students. There are no charges for opening the account, no minimum deposit amounts, nor any annual fees associated with this account. Funds deposited into this account can be used on-campus as well as at participating off-campus merchant locations. These funds roll over from semester to semester and year to year, until the student graduates.
Campus cash is a debit account that is available as a convenience to our students. Funds deposited in this account can be used at any dining location, or retail food shop and will save the student the 10.8% prepared meals sales tax. Campus cash can also be used in the snack or Coke vending machines on campus. This plan cannot be used off-campus. Funds deposited into this account roll over from semester to semester and year to year, until the student graduates.