Deposit and Refund Information

Cavalier Advantage Outage


We apologize for the inconvenience, but Cavalier Advantage is currently experiencing intermittent outages.  When using different apps, users are receiving a message that they have no funds available.  Actual balances can be checked at and going to Deposit to Account via GET.  We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and will continue to post updates here.

Deposit and Refund Information

Deposits in General

There are no processing fees for Cavalier Advantage deposits made at the Cash Deposit Machines on Grounds.  There is a $2 processing fee for each deposit made online, by phone, by mail or in person.  Total per semester deposits to a Cavalier Advantage account cannot exceed $1,502 and balances carryover until graduation or withdrawal from the University. 

Cash Deposit Machines - Any Amount ($1 or more)

Simply insert your UVA ID Card into the Cash Deposit Machine, then insert cash ($1's, $5's, $10's or $20's) and follow the machine prompts to confirm your balance.  

Cash Deposit Machine Locations (Accept Cash Only) - No Processing Fee
Claude Moore - Health Sciences Library 
Clemons Library
Newcomb Hall (2nd Floor)
Observatory Hill Dining Hall
Science & Engineering Library at Clark Hall

Minimum Deposit of $27  (note: you will need your nine-digit UVA ID number)

ONline deposit There is a $27 minimum per deposit ($25 to the account; $2 processing fee).  Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted.  


Minimum Deposit of $52

There is a $52 minimum per deposit ($50 to the account; $2 processing fee) when making a deposit by phone, by mail or in person.   Options include:

  • Phone in a deposit, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m to 434-982-5735. 
  • In person deposits at the University Bookstore or TJ's Locker. They accept cash, checks and credit cards.
  • Complete the printable deposit form and mail it with your check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover) information to UVA Cavalier Advantage, P.O. Box 400313, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4313.



Upon graduation or withdrawal from the University, you may request a refund in writing if your balance exceeds $30. A $20 processing fee will be deducted from the refundable balance. Refund requests must be received within 60 days of leaving the University.

EMAIL YOUR REFUND REQUEST your name, the last 5-digits of your UVAID number, an explanation for the refund request and the address for mailing of the refund.