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Cashiering Services: How to Order Currency and Coin

If your department needs specific currency and coin denominations to conduct UCSD business, contact the Central Cashier's Office.

Note: Currency and coin services are available to departments conducting UCSD business. This service is also available to students, staff, and faculty who may need to break a large bill or get change for personal reasons.

1. Decide what denomination of currency and coin you need to purchase.

2. Place your currency and coin order.

You can request a change order for pick-up or delivery through UCSD Services & Support .


*About: Banking, Cash & Card Products

*Related to: Cashier Services

*More Specifically: Cash Change Orders/Deposit Pick-ups

*Subject: Vault Change Order

*Description:  In the description box, please indicate whether you would like to pick-up your change order or have it delivered.

  • For pick-ups, indicate CHANGE ORDER: Pick-up & attach the Change Order form
    • Requests must be submitted before 9:00 a.m. for same day pick-up. Your order will be available 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday (except University holidays).
  • For delivery, indicate CHANGE ORDER: Delivery & attach the Change Order form
    • Requests that are being delivered must be submitted before 8:30 a.m., no later than the day prior to delivery. (Example: Submit request Monday before 8:30 a.m. for delivery Tuesday)

3. Receipt of your currency and coin order.

  • Walk-In: Be sure to bring the money you wish to exchange for your requested change order to the Central Cashier's Office on Myers Drive, Suite 170 in the Student Services Center (map). If you are bringing large quantities of coin to exchange, please have them rolled and record your department contact information on each roll.
  • Delivery through Messenger Services: We will arrange the delivery through UCSD messenger services. Be sure to include your budget information on the change order form to cover the cost.  The money you are sending in for exchange should be ready when Messenger Services arrives to deliver your change order.  The money should be in either a locked cash bag or a sealable deposit bag. 

For more information, please see our Change Order information document.

If you have any questions, please contact the Cashiers Office Vault Custodian, Mario Espinoza.
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