University of Minnesota
U Card Office
http://www.umn.edu/ucard/umtc
612-626-9900

Gopher GOLD™ Value

Make a Deposit

Make a deposit to your or another's Gopher GOLD Account.

Deposits can be made to your Gopher GOLD Account in three locations:

  • with cash or check at the U Card Office
  • with cash at a Value Port machine (Click here for machine locations.)
  • with a credit or debit card online (see links to the deposit page below)

Link to make a deposit online –
• Deposit to your U Card
(Sign in with your Internet ID & Password)

• Deposit to another person's U Card
(Sign in with their Internet ID &your email address)

• Deposit to a Gopher GOLD Card or Summer Conference Card
(Enter the entire number from the front of the card)


Parents or other guests can make deposits into the Gopher GOLD account accessed with the U Card by clicking on the link to make a deposit online to another person's U Card. To log in, they will need to type in the student's Internet ID (the beginning of the University email address) and their own email address.

To make a deposit to a Gopher GOLD card or a Summer Conference Card, they will need the entire number from the front of the card and their own email address.



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Picture of student making a Gopher GOLD deposit at the U Card office