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Read how UCSD Express Card cardholders can use U.S. Bank Access Online.

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1. Register your account

First time users need to register their account.

  1. Go to U.S. Bank Access Online.
  2. From the Welcome page, click the Register Online link.
  3. From the Online Registration page:
    • In the Organization Short Name field, enter ‘UCSD’.
    • In the Account Number field, enter the 16-digit account (card) number (no dashes or spaces).
    • From the Account Expiration Date fields, select the month and year that the account (card) expires.
    • Click the Register This Account button.
      (If you have more than one Express Card to register, click the Additional Account button and enter the account information).
  4. From the Licensing Agreement page, click the I Accept button at the bottom of the page.
  5. From the Online Registration page:
    • In the User ID field, enter a User ID using 7 – 20 alpha-numeric characters.
    • In the Password field, enter a Password using 8 – 20 alpha-numeric characters.
    • Re-enter the password in the Re-enter New Password field.
    • Select an Authentication Question from the dropdown menu.
    • Enter a response in the Authentication Response field.
    • Complete the Contact Information fields (fields with red asterisk are required).
    • Click the Continue button, this will bring you to the Access Online page, with a confirmation message that your User ID has been successfully added.

Note: If you entered invalid information or encountered an error message, you have 3 attempts to correct your information. If all 3 attempts fail, you will be locked out of self-registration and will need to contact U.S. Bank Customer Service at (800) 344-5696.

2. Sign-up for Real-Time Fraud Alerts

U.S. Bank cardholders can elect to receive a real-time fraud alert via SMS text and/or email when suspicious activity has been detected on their Express Card. You will be able to reply on the spot that the transaction is valid or fraudulent, ensuring fewer unnecessary declines and quick protection in the event of attempted fraud.

To register your card:

  • Log in to Access Online.
    • Go to My Personal Information > Account Alerts > Fraud Alerts to enroll.
    • Provide or confirm your contact information, select how you would like to receive your alerts (text/email), accept the terms and conditions, and click Submit.

For text alerts, you will receive a text confirming your selection.

More information on fraud alerts.

3. View Transactions

Once your account has been registered you will be able to view transactions.

  1. Go to U.S. Bank Access Online.
  2. From the Welcome/Login page:
    • Enter Organization Short Name (UCSD), User ID and Password.
    • Click the Login button.
  3. From the Access Online page:
    • Click Transaction Management in the left-hand navigation bar.
    • From the Transaction Management page, click the Transaction List link - you will see a list of transactions for the open billing cycle.
    • To view transactions from a different billing cycle, click the arrow next to ‘Open’, select a billing cycle and click the Search button. You can also search for specific transactions using the expanded Search Criteria.

4. View Statements

  1. After logging in, click Account Information in the left-hand navigation bar.
  2. Click the Cardholder Account Statement link.
  3. Using the drop-down menu, select a billing cycle and click the View Statement button. You can view statements for the last 2 years.

5. View Available Credit

  1. After logging in, click Account Information in the left-hand navigation bar.
  2. Click the Cardholder Account Profile link.
  3. Click the Authorization Limits link - you will see your available credit for the current cycle.

Note: The new cycle begins the 16th of each month unless the 16th falls on a weekend or holiday, in which case the cycle begins on the next business day.

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