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Cash? Garnet bucks? What's the difference?

sarabeara12sarabeara12 Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
edited July 2012 in Florida State University
Hi--

I've been wondering what the purpose is of garnet bucks, nole bucks, flex bucks, etc. There are so many types of ''bucks'' available. What types of bucks are available and why would I need them/ want them?
I already know that flex bucks deal with food and are included in meal plans, but what are these other types of bucks for?

Thanks!
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Replies to: Cash? Garnet bucks? What's the difference?

  • Matt125Matt125 Registered User Posts: 762 Member
    Garnet bucks expire when you graduate, and I believe you can even get refunded for them after you graduate (not sure on that one).

    The only other difference between garnet and flexbucks is that garnet bucks are purchased with separate money, and do not come with meal plans.

    Just as with flex bucks, garnet bucks give you a 50 cent discount at the register for meal plans. Also, a few weeks into each semester, they offer a 10 percent bonus on the purchase of garnet bucks (IE: Buy 300, get 30 free).

    Why do you want them?

    1. The discount at the register of Fresh/Suwannee.
    2. If you wait to buy a majority of them, you get the bonus as mentioned above which essentially gives you a nice discount.

    There is no such thing as Nole bucks.
  • sarabeara12sarabeara12 Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
    Thanks for the info!
    I feel like I've heard of something called FSUcash. Is this a real thing? Where can I use it? Also, can garnet bucks just be used at Fresh/Suwannee, or can they be used at the Trading Post, Starbucks, etc. ?
  • PasbalPasbal Registered User Posts: 1,963 Senior Member
    The Florida State University
    That tells you just about everything about FSUCash.
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