For Parents

Hornet Card

The Hornet Card is the official identification card of SUNY Broome.  It is issued to all members of the University Community and is required for identification and access to essential campus services.  It also offers a convenient account for making purchases on and off campus.  Students are issued a Hornet Card upon arrival for their first semester and are responsible for keeping their card for the duration of their time at SUNY Broome.

Buzz Bucks – A Convenient Tool for Both You and Your Student

Buzz Bucks is a prepaid spending account on your student’s Hornet Card that is accepted on and off the SUNY Broome campus.  It is designed to help students and parents manage spending at SUNY Broome and eliminate the need to carry cash around campus.  There are no costs or fees to use or add value to the account, and never any over-limit, late payment, or interest charges.  Buzz Bucks is a complimentary service provided by SUNY Broome.

To ensure that you are your student are getting the most out of the Hornet Card program, encourage them to register their account and set you up with a Guest User Account.  It only takes a minute and once completed, you and your student can manage the account 24/7 – check balances, add value, request funds, view transactions, and more.

Learn more about the benefits of Buzz Bucks.