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How do I view my balance and add money to my Redbird Card?

The Finances tab in the web portal contains links to resources for students at Illinois State University.  This tab will only be visible to current students.  





Please refer to Figure 1 below to see how the following sub-headings of the Finances tab may look.  






The Finances quick links feature quick access to commonly used features of the Finances tab, such as managing your redbird card, viewing your financial aid counselor and award, and accepting or declining your award.




My Finances


My Finances will feature links to add money to your redbird card.  You may also visit the website for ISU Credit Union and the campus job finder from this section.  




Financial Aid


Financial Aid will feature links to view your financial aid counselor, find scholarships, and view financial aid awards.




Student Accounts


Student Accounts will feature links to pay/review your student account, add or remove authorized users to the Student Accounts Portal.  You may also view your 1098-T Tax Form from this section.  






Parking will feature links to purchase a parking permit or pay parking citations.




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How to Get Help


For technical assistance, you may contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357, or by email at




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