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Hofstra Card

Make an Online Deposit

View initial dining plan payments or tuition payments


If you have questions please contact Hofstra Card Services at: 516-463-6942

For additional dining points or Dutch Debits deposits, please follow the directions below.

The "Add Points" option is for food purchases only. Dutch Debits are for non-food purchases such as Wellness Center services, HofstraCard Passport Photo services and Hofstra University Bookstore items. You can have funds in both accounts, but funds are not transferable between accounts.

  1. Select “Parental Prepay” option.
  2. Enter student's Hofstra ID # as the account number.
  3. Skip PIN field.
  4. Enter the student's date of birth (DOB) as MM/DD/YYYY and then click on ”Submit.”
  5. Select “Add Points” (for food purchases only) or “Dutch Debits” (for non-food purchases).
  6. Please be sure to use VISA or MASTERCARD.
  7. The credit card expiration date format is MMYY (not MM/YY).
  8. The dollar amount format is X000.00 (not $X,000.00).
  9. Please do not make two consecutive deposits of the same dollar amount (even if the deposits are for two different students) using the same credit card.

Please call our office for further information.
516-463-6942; option-6 for representative.
Regular FALL/SPRING Semester Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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