Students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City are slated to get new student ID cards next semester that will retain all features from the current card but will also add “Roo Bucks.” This will allow students to put money on the card that they can use at different university facilities, such as dining, the book store and laundry.
Future plans call for off-campus use. “The fact that everything can basically be done on one card is a big convenience factor, and I think nowadays people really want that convenience of having one thing do everything,” said a university administrator. “This card isn’t going to do everything that they want, but it’s going to add a lot of benefits that they don’t have now.”
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