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Staff and students: top up and access your met card

Check your balance · Report a card lost or stolen · Activate your met card

You will need an MMU ID and password

Top up someone else’s met card

You will need a credit or debit card and the met card number

Where can I use my met card?

Choose a category above to see where your metcard will be accepted.

  • Blackwell’s Oxford Road store – for books, stationery and IT products, or buy online
  • IT products from the Getech Student Store (laptops, iPads, printers, software, accessories)

Met cards can be used to top up your MMU Print account, this can be done via the met card webpage.

Only MMU Student ID cards can be used on the Multi-Functional Printers themselves – please do not use your met card to access printing facilities.

  • Disclosure and Barring Service Checks

    This can be paid for online via the met card website or at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Emergency Hardship Loan Repayments

    This can be paid for online via the met card website or at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Exam Resit Fees

    This can be paid for online via the met card website or at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Field Trips

    These can be paid for at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Library Services

    The services available via the met card in a library are: Inter-Library Loans, Library Fines, Lost Book Payments, Binding and Photocopying. For a full range of library services and locations please visit the Library Services website.

  • MMU Campus Accommodation

    This can be paid for online via the met card website or at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Replacement Certificates

    This can be paid for online via the met card website or at one of the following Finance Service Centres: Manchester Campus (Righton Building), Cheshire Campus.

  • Manchester School of Art Store
  • Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union Cheshire Shop
  • Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union Manchester Shop
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Cheshire Shop
  • Manchester Bar (excludes alcoholic beverages)
  • Manchester Shop
  • Manchester – Travel (Unirider tickets)
  • Salutation Pub (excludes alcoholic beverages)

For more information visit the Students’ Union website.

The met card can be used in any of the food and drink locations below.

  • All Saints Coffee Bar
  • Birley Café
  • Birley Kitchen
  • Business School · Hub Café
  • Business School · Hub Kitchen
  • Business School · Business Café
  • Cheshire Campus · The Bar
  • Cheshire Campus · The Coffee Shop
  • Cheshire Campus · Hot Food Zone
  • Geoffrey Manton Atrium Café
  • John Dalton · Dalton Food
  • Manchester School of Art Café

For more information visit the food and drink website.

Student Support Package

If you are eligible to receive the University’s Student Support Package, this may be automatically added to your met card too. For further information visit www.finance.mmu.ac.uk/students.

Make sure you get your met card at enrolment

If we don't receive your photograph in time, you might not get your card at enrolment and you'll have to wait a little longer before you can start using it.

Terms & Conditions

Please read the terms and conditions carefully which apply to the met card and contact us if you have any questions.

Contact Us

For all enquiries about the Met Card, please email help.metcard@mmu.ac.uk.