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CobyCard Office
Knapp Hall 112

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:15pm


Cobleskill Auxiliary Services, Inc.
152 Albany Avenue
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Phone: 518-255-5580
Fax: 518-255-5663

Pre-Paid Accounts

Types of Prepaid Accounts

Coby FlexPoints - Part of Your Meal Plan
CobyFlexPoints is a declining balance account associated with your CobyCard. One point is equivalent to one dollar. This account offers a safe and convenient way to make purchases at any CAS Dining Hall Facility and vending machines on-campus. Coby FlexPoints are not refundable.

CobyCash - Cobleskill’s Campus Currency
CobyCash is a prepaid spending account associated with your CobyCard offering a safe and convenient way to make purchases at places on-campus. Funds are not loaded with the Meal Plan, but value can be added online.

Downtown Dollars - Cobleskill Campus & Community Currency
Downtown Dollars is a prepaid spending account on your CobyCard offering a convenient and secure way to make purchases at convenient on-campus locations and at popular off-campus restaurants and businesses. Downtown Dollars is designed to eliminate the need to carry cash, checks or other cards.

To learn more about the difference between CobyCash and Downtown Dollars, see Question #5 on the FAQ page.

See a list of accepting locations for CobyCash and Downtown Dollars>>

Benefits of Your Prepaid Accounts

  • Prepaid – Only spend what you have. No costs, interest or fees to add value or use the accounts. Your account balance is immediately adjusted as you use your card.
  • Easy to Add Value – Add funds by debit/credit card online– deposits are available instantly! (Minimum $25)
  • Fast & Easy to Use – Just swipe and go at self-service locations or present to the cashier for payment.
  • Convenient – Make purchases with the ID card you already carry. No need to carry cash, exact change, or other cards.
  • 24/7 Account Access – Add value, view transactions, establish a Guest User account and more! Once registered, you are in total control of your accounts 24/7 online or on your mobile device!
  • Auto Reload Options – Create a schedule to automatically add value to your account – you determine the dollar amount and frequency – a great budgeting tool for students and parents!
  • Safe & Secure – If you lose your CobyCard, you can suspend your accounts and it remains safe and secure.
  • Topped Off/Reset – For Coby FlexPoints, value is topped off from the Fall to Spring semester, but is reset from the Spring to Fall semester. This does not apply to CobyCash or Downtown Dollars. ONLY Coby FlexPoints.


How Much Should I Add to My Pre-paid Accounts? 

The table below lists typical semester expenditures for a student at SUNY Cobleskill.* Add value to your prepaid accounts before arriving on campus so you are ready for the start of the semester. Additional value can be added at anytime.

Typical Semester Expenditures

Textbooks & Supplies


Vending, Snacks & Other Services


Off Campus Program




*The table is only a guide. Choose the depositing level that is right for you and your family.