Faculty & Staff

Eligibility Information

Full and part-time permanent CU Boulder employees are eligible for a Buff OneCard.

New employees can pick up their card as soon as the term of employment has begun. 

Please bring a driver's license or government issued photo ID to verify your identity. 

Employees who qualify for a Buff OneCard include:

  • Classified staff with permanent appointments
  • Professional exempt staff with permanent appointments
  • Faculty with permanent appointments
  • Faculty members employed throughout the year whose contracts are renewed annually, including professional research assistants and research associates

Also, employees employed over 50% time may obtain their first EcoPass card free of charge. Find out more about the EcoPass program.

Your Buff OneCard and EcoPass card must be surrendered at the time of termination of employment.