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Additional Benefits

Carnegie Mellon makes available a number of secondary benefits for faculty and staff. Eligibility rules vary; please read the information about each benefit separately.

University ID Cards

All employees should obtain a Carnegie Mellon ID Card from The HUB within their first week of employment. Your ID card enables you to:

  • use university facilities & services such as athletic facilities, libraries, and university events;
  • take advantage of discounts for faculty/staff at School of Drama performances, etc.;
  • gain entrance to university buildings and offices;
  • link your card with your PNC bank account, so it can be used as an ATM card;
  • ride on PAT System busses, T and inclines;
  • use PlaidCa$h: a prepaid debit account accessible via your ID Card. It can be used dozens of locations, including on-campus stores, dining facilities, and off-campus restaurants and stores.

Eligible dependents of benefits-eligible employees can also receive an ID Card.  For more information about this benefit, visit The HUB website at