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Terms and Conditions

Effective January 1, 2019

  • On or about your first day of employment, each faculty and staff member shall be issued a Gull Card which is our official Salisbury University ID card. There is no charge for the first issuance of the card. Upon receipt of the Gull Card, the cardholder agrees to be legally bound by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein.

  • All accounts are “open” upon receipt of your Gull Card.

  • Salisbury University agrees to accept and to hold for the benefit of the cardholder, and exclusively for the purposes described herein, funds prepaid by the cardholder through the use of the Gull Card debit account. Funds prepaid by the cardholder to the debit plan shall be applied to charges for goods and services made by the cardholder through the use of the Gull Card debit plan.

  • The cardholder understands and agrees that no interest or other earnings will be paid to the cardholder or credited to the Gull Card debit account.

  • The cardholder understands and agrees that there are no service charges applied to any transactions that occur at a Salisbury University "point of sale" locations.

  • The Gull Card is the property of Salisbury University. It must be carried, at all times, by the user and must be surrendered upon resignation, termination or retirement. Retirees can get a retiree novelty card by visiting the Gull Card Office.

  • The Gull Card is non-transferable. Please do not let anyone use your Gull Card.Your card gives you access to office doors, classrooms, parking lots and other areas that all employees may not have access to. Never lend your card to another employee to gain access. Employees needing access to offices, classrooms and other spaces should speak with their supervisor.

  • The cardholder is responsible for purchases made and debited to the cardholder’s debit plan. In order to prevent unauthorized use of the cardholder’s Gull Card, additional identification may be required from any person/merchant attempting to access the cardholder’s plan.

  • A charge of $10 will be imposed for a lost/stolen card.

  • No charge will be imposed for a card that breaks due to normal usage or for a card on which the magnetic stripe or prox chip no longer works.

  • Faculty and Staff may be issued a new Gull Card at no cost in situations where is determined that typical usage and/or wear may have caused damage to the card

  • A charge of $10 will be imposed in any cases wherein carelessness, misuse or accidental damage that causes folds, creases, warping due to excessive heat or washing, horizontally broken in half, deliberate misuse, and/or intentional scratches to the mag stripe. Note: If the event that a lost card is recovered and a new card has been issued, the previous card is inactive and void. The system replaces the embedded codes form the original card with the replacement card codes. (NOT REFUNDABLE).

  • Salisbury University reserves the right to close a cardholder’s debit plan at any time; the cardholder may close their debit plan at any time. Salisbury University reserves the right to refuse application to establish a new debit plan. Gull Card accounts will be closed automatically in due course if the cardholder ceases to be a faculty member or employee of Salisbury University (including spouse & dependent cards).

  • The cardholder is responsible for observing the amount and account charged during each transaction and for monitoring his/her own account balance. If you attempt to make a purchase and there is not sufficient balance in your Gull Card Account, the transaction should not be approved. However, should the occasion arise when, due to system problems or otherwise, a purchase occurs with not enough funds in your Gull Card Account (creating a "shortage" or "negative" amount), you will be billed for such negative amount and agree to pay such amount promptly. Alternatively you also agree that the University may offset such negative amounts against funds that my thereafter be deposited by you to your account.

  • The cardholder is responsible for auditing their monthly account statements online for accuracy and must do so within 30 days of the transaction in question. Complete monthly statements are available online the first day of the next month. Report account errors or questions in writing to the Gull Card Office CB036 Commons Building, 1101 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD 21801 or via email ( ). Include the following in your request, name, university id #, transaction amount, transaction location and reason you believe the transaction was an error. The charges will remain on your account until the Gull Card Office investigates the disputed transaction(s) and makes its ruling on the charges. You will be notified within 14 days of the results and if a credit was applied to your account.

  • Gull Card declining cash balances will be carried forward from semester to semester, year to year, as long as the cardholder is continually enrolled or employed at Salisbury University. Active Gull Card holders with a declining cash balance can request a refund of funds by contacting the Cashiers Office (410-543-6060 or Gull Card holders are considered active as long as they remain students, employees or retired employees. Once cardholders have separated (i.e., graduated, withdrew, resigned, etc.) from SU and been deemed inactive, a cardholder has 30 calendar days from separation to contact the Cashiers Office and request a fee-free refund of the card balance. Once the 30-day period has elapsed, a cardholder will be charged a $25 administrative fee to process any refund request. If the student or employee returns to SU within 365 calendar days of last separation, the student or employee can request that the Gull Card balance be reinstated or refunded (less the $25 administrative fee). Refunds will be distributed in accordance with one’s refund distribution method (for financial aid refunds) or via a paper check if a refund distribution method does not exist or is inactive. If no refund is requested within 365 calendar days from separation, the Gull Card declining cash balance will be zeroed out.

  • Gull Card debit account balances will be carried forth from semester to semester, year to year, as long as the cardholder is continually enrolled or employed at Salisbury University. Gull Card debit accounts will be automatically closed if the above requirements are not met.

  • Salisbury University reserves the right to utilize any and all data and images for official University business. If you prefer not to have your image used for this purpose please notify the Gull Card Office in writing.

  • Salisbury University may modify the terms and conditions of this agreement by publicly publishing via the Gull Card website a copy of any such changes prior to their effective date. The cardholder will have the right to close his/her account. If a cardholder does not close his/her account within 30 days of such public notice, the cardholder agrees to be bound by such changes in his/her Gull Card account terms and conditions.

Contact Us

For questions about these terms and conditions, please contact the Gull Card Office at 410-543-6035 or via email (