Eligibility Information

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

New employees can apply for their card as soon as their employment paperwork has been completed.

Please email boc@colorado.edu with a headshot. If you would like your card mailed, please also send a current mailing address.

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.