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How to Activate Your Express Card

Follow these instructions to activate your Express Card.

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1. Contact the bank.

  • Contact U.S. Bank by phoning the number that appears on the sticker located on the front of your card.
  • Follow the prompts to activate your card.
  • When prompted for your Social Security number, provide your UCSD employee ID number.

2. Sign your card.

  • Sign the back of your card on the space provided.

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