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Phone  850.599.8366
Fax  850.561.2547

Rattler Card Office
Student Services Center
1510 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

Rattler Card

What is the RATTLER Card and who needs one?
The RATTLER Card is Florida A&M University’s official University Identification Card, and is a vital part of your everyday life at FAMU. Many campus services are available only when the RATTLER Card is presented. The RATTLER Card can also serve as an ATM card. These options are features specifically designed for the Florida A&M community. You can select the options that benefit your needs.


What is the stripe on the back of the card?
The ABA stripe houses personalized (banking and access services) information and ATM functions.

What if my card is lost, damaged, or stolen?
Care should be taken to ensure that the card is not lost, damaged, or stolen. Because the RATTLER Card is considered an official identification card, loss of the card is comparable to the loss of a driver’s license or credit card. Lost or stolen cards should be reported immediately to the RATTLER Card Service Center at:

Email:       mycard@rattlercard.com
Phone:     877-307-7181 
Hours:      Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

There is no charge for the initial card, but there is a $15.00 charge for a replacement card.  To get a replacement card contact, students may log-in to iRattler and follow the navigation: Self-Service > Campus Finance > FAMU Rattler Card Replacement or by contacting the Rattler Card Office at 850-599-8366.

The Rattler card is used for:
  • Identification Cards
  • Card used to Access Meal Plans
  • Library Card
  • Secured Access to Buildings
  • Gated Parking
  • Electronic Book Voucher
  • Bookstore Purchases
  • Direct Deposit of Financial Aid
  • Athletic Events
  • Student Health Services - Clinic / Pharmacy
  • Student Union / Fitness Center / Ticket Office
  • Use of Rattler Bucks at participating locations (go to www.rattlercard.com for more information)
  • Copying/Print Services
  • Postal Services

Checking Account Options Available From Wells Fargo

Florida A&M University and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional added banking convenience with your linked RattlerCard.  This program offers you choices – you can choose to open an account and you can choose to link that account to your RattlerCard for banking access.  Both optional services are available for your convenience.

added banking convenience with your linked Cal State L.A. One Card.For information about the major features and common fees of checking accounts offered through this program, please click on the links below:

Everyday Checking Common Fees

Preferred Checking Common Fees

Portfolio by Wells Fargo Common Fees

See the Consumer Account Fee and Information Schedule and Consumer Account Agreement for additional consumer account information.

Deposit products offered by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Member FDIC.

Florida A&M receives financial support from Wells Fargo for services associated with the RattlerCard to help offset costs.    Students, faculty and staff are not required to open an account with Wells Fargo to receive or use the RattlerCard for other campus services.

Speak to a Wells Fargo banker at a Wells Fargo banking location near you to open a new Everyday Checking account and to link it to your Rattler Card.

Click here to find out how

Florida A&M University and Wells Fargo Campus Card Agreement

For the award year period of July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017:

Total number of accounts:                                                 6,219

Total Accounts Mean and Median costs:                        

o    Mean                                                        $67.99

o    Median                                                     $12.50 

·        Total Consideration Received by Institution:                    $11,773

o    Operational Support                                 $1,773

o    Marketing                                                 $10,000