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Knight Kash

Knight KashSo who's behind this stuff?

The Academy of Art University created the Knight Kash program to be the ultimate complement to your university experience.  Your AAU Student ID can be used for dining on campus, but we realize that students and parents want more. So we partnered with your favorite off campus merchants to give you the ultimate flexibility, variety and value you deserve.

Use your Knight Kash account on and off campus and get more:

Spending Power

  • Accepted on and off campus
  • Special off campus discounts and promotions, when available


  • One card for everything you need
  • Your AAU Student ID Card does it all


  • Flexibility to eat when and where you want
  • Unused account balances carry over
  • Easy to budget, track and add money
  • Allows for on and off campus usage


  • Safer than cash or credit cards
  • Parent peace-of-mind

Please Note: If you received Knight Kash with your meal plan, any unused portion will be forfeited at the end of the Spring semester.

Participating Locations

Use your Knight Kash at all dining locations on campus and the following off-campus locations:

On Campus Locations

Location NameAddressCityPhone
620 Café620 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 447-2840
Café Dior625 Polk St.San Francisco(415) 409-2815
180 Café180 New Montgomery St. San Francisco(415) 618-3752
Café Rodin1055 Pine St.San Francisco(415) 931-4719
I House Café860 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 923-1445

  *Hours of Operation are subject to change

Off Campus Locations

Location NameAddressCityPhone
BITE912 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 563-2483
Subway30 2nd St.San Francisco(415) 348-1709
Dolce916 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 776-2447
Yogi Food Market908 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 776-1447
Matador679 Sutter St.San Francisco (415) 923-8146
Pirate Pizza696 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 593-7771
Bellissimo Pizza920 Sutter St.San Francisco (415) 885-4445
Rock Japanese614 Pine St.San Francisco(415) 399-0882
Cybelle's1000 Bush St.San Francisco(415) 885-6830
The Roastery199 New Montgomery St.San Francisco (415) 538-7999
Subway168 2nd St.San Francisco (415) 348-8500
Cesario’s601 Sutter St.San Francisco (415) 441-9898
Sutter Fine Food988 Sutter St.San Francisco(415) 776-7079

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Knight Kash?
Knight Kash is a convenient debit account right on your AAU Student ID Card. Make a deposit into your Knight Kash account and you can swipe your card all over campus and at participating merchants to pay for the things you use everyday.

How do I get Knight Kash?
Some students will receive Knight Kash with their meal plan, but if you haven't, just sign up with your AAU Student ID number and register a Knight Kash account, then enjoy total freedom without spending your cash or charging up credit cards. Your Knight Kash account gives you the freedom to do what you want, when you want, on or off campus.

How does Knight Kash work?
Simple. Your AAU Student ID card can be used like a debit card. The card gets swiped at the time of purchase at a participating location, the tab is deducted from your Knight Kash account and the balance is automatically adjusted. No more digging into your spending money, late night stops at the ATM or charging up credit cards.

Rollover Eggrolls?
You’ve heard of rollover minutes? Any deposits you make to your Knight Kash account will roll over from semester to semester and year to year; however, any Knight Kash you receive with your meal plan will be forfeited at the end of the Spring semester. So now, even with your busy schedule and empty pockets, you can still get a healthy meal or school services!

Where is my Knight Kash account? Do I need a separate card?
Knight Kash is an account located on your AAU Student ID card, which means no more digging into your spending money, late night stops at the ATM or charging up credit cards.

How do I sign up?
Signing up or registering your account is easy!  Simply activate your account online here.

How do I add money to my Knight Kash account?
Running low on funds? Convenient online management of your account makes adding funds easy. Simply log into your account. Once you’re logged in, you will be able to add funds to your account instantly.

Where can Knight Kash be used?
Knight Kash can be used both on and off campus. Check out the Participating Locatons above to view a current list.

In This Section
Important Info

Add Money
Add money or view your Knight Kash account online. Online deposits made with a major credit card will be available immediately for use.  Deposits made with a checking or savings account will experience a 48 hour hold, as per banking policies. Access My Account

Faculty / Staff
Students aren't the only ones who can reap the benefits from Knight Kash.   Faculty and Staff have access to all of the Knight Kash perks off campus as well!  Begin using Knight Kash today!

Sign Up / Contact
It's easy to enroll, add funds, and manage your account. Register your account online for access.

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