General Information

The Bulldog Card is Bowie State University’s official ID for faculty, staff, and students.Your student ID is a lot more than just a piece of personalized plastic. Here's where and how you can use your card.

  • As an identification card
  • As a meal card
  • Campus retail outlets
  • Paying fees (graduation, parking, etc.)
  • Buying books and apparel at the Bookstore
  • Print/Check out library books
  • Allocating Financial Aid
  • Vending Services (beverage and snack machines)

Please note: A meal plan is mandatory for all students living on campus at Bowie State University, except for Capital Technology University (CTU) residences, where it is not required. The last day to make changes to your meal plan is the add/drop date for 16-week courses (Friday, September 8th, 2023).