Deposit and Refund Information

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)

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

Minimum Deposit of $27

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.