Mercer University Bear Card

Make the most of your Mercer Bear Card

It's a combined student ID and debit card

Link your Mercer University Bear Card to a Wells Fargo College Checking account

Mercer University and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you added banking convenience with your linked Mercer Bear Card. Use it as your official student ID, for campus privileges and for your day-to-day financial needs on and off campus when it’s linked to a Wells Fargo College Checking® account. Enjoy free access to cash at Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide and make purchases using your Personal Identification Number (PIN) with your linked Mercer Bear Card.

A Wells Fargo College Checking account offers you:

  • Monthly service fee waived when linked to your Mercer Bear Card 
  • Sending money to virtually anyone from your smartphone with Wells Fargo SurePaySM service 
  • Quick and secure check deposits with our mobile apps
  • Simple, secure access to your account with Wells Fargo Online® Banking
  • Direct deposit of your financial aid disbursements and/or paychecks

Linking your Mercer Bear Card

  • Getting Your Card: 
        Visit the Bear Card Office, Auxiliary Services Building to get your Bear Card.
  • Once you have it, bring it to the Wells Fargo banking location on campus or any nearby Wells Fargo banking location to open an account:
    • Macon Campus — 484 Mulberry St, Macon
    • Atlanta Campus — 3601 Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta
  • See a banker to link your card to your new or existing Wells Fargo College Checking account.

Reporting your lost or stolen linked Mercer Bear Card


Contact your school

  • Missing cards must be reported immediately to the Auxiliary Services at 1-478-301-2929
  • You can obtain a replacement card at the Auxiliary Services Office, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact Wells Fargo

If your card is linked to a Wells Fargo account, immediately contact Wells Fargo 24/7 at 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557) or TTY/TTD 1-800-877-4833 for callers with hearing impairments. 

Link your new card

Once you have your new card, speak to a Wells Fargo banker to have it linked to your checking account.

Be smart with your money

Find valuable tools and tips for managing your checking account and finances to help you spend and save wisely.

Learn More

Keep track of your finances online

Learn financial basics with the Hands on Banking® program 

With this free, fun, educational website you'll learn the benefits of budgeting, how to manage expenses, and the importance of using credit wisely.

For English:
Handsonbanking.org

For Spanish:
Elfuturoentusmanos.org