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Cashiering Services Overview

UCSD departments can make deposits, get petty cash reimbursements under $50, and exchange cash and currency at the Central Cashier's Office.

Central Cashier's Office

The Central Cashier's Office is located in University Center, Building 402, Suite 170 in the Student Services Center (map). The office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At the Central Cashier's Office, departments can:

Make deposits

If your department receives payments in the form of cash or checks, you can deposit all payments at this office. See Before You Make a Deposit for details on good deposit practices.
Note: Before you can make deposits for your department, you must obtain an endorsement stamp to use on the backs of checks.

Receive a petty cash reimbursement

The Central Cashier's Office provides reimbursements to employees who have made small purchases under $50 for their departments. See How to Get a Petty Cash Reimbursement for more details.

Order currency and coin

Change orders can be filled while you wait, or you can order your change in advance by calling (858) 534-3748. For additional information, see Currency and Coin Denominations and How to Order Currency and Coin.

Check Cashing

Departmental petty cash checks

The Central Cashier's Office will cash departmental petty cash fund checks:

  • The check must be properly endorsed
  • This may be done in person or via police transport
  • A UCSD ID is required to do this in person

Personal, non-university-related checks

The Cashier's Office does not cash personal, non-university-related checks.

University checks

The Central Cashier's Office will cash University checks on an exception basis under special circumstances. Please contact the Cashier Manager for additional information.

Additional cashier's offices

Additional offices are available for use by specific departments or departments located within certain facilities. For detailed contact information, see Cashiering Services: Contacts.