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The StanfordCardPlan (SCP) allows students to charge up to $1,000 per quarter at the Stanford Bookstore and other on-campus locations. The charges are added directly to the students' university bill. The SCP helps students who must purchase books and other necessities before their financial aid is available. To participate in the StanfordCardPlan, students must sign up in Axess. For students who have not previously enrolled in the StanfordCardPlan, students may enroll in Axess starting September 8.

StanfordCardPlan enrollment is available for the autumn, winter and spring terms only. Students who enroll in the SCP for spring may utilize the $1,000 limit through the spring and summer terms. To be eligible for SCP, students must be actively enrolled and have no financial holds on their account. Students need only sign up once for the SCP unless they become ineligible at which time the SCP will be deactivated. See the full text of the Terms and Conditions (PDF).


StanfordCardPlan Quarterly Refresh
  Reset balance to $1,000
Autumn 2015-16 September 6, 2015
Winter 2015-16 December 12, 2015
Spring 205-16 March 26, 2016

Note: Currently, the only payment method accepted by Stanford residential printers is the SCP. Students wishing to print in their Stanford residence should sign up for the SCP and/or plan their printing and copying needs for each quarter accordingly.
Copy cards may be purchased and used for printing and copying at various locations on campus. Please see IT Services: CampusCard Services for a listing of locations and additional information.


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