In addition to regular student services, graduate teaching and research assistants receive cards that designate them as assistants and provide some additional privileges:


Assistants receive 10% discounts on all items excluding computer software. The discount does include textbooks. Visit the BookMarq Web site.


Graduate students may take out books from Marquette’s libraries for an entire semester and may reserve study carrels. Teaching assistants may use the library’s reserve desk services. Research assistants, with proper authorization, may take out books and take out interlibrary loans for their research professors.

The Spirit Shop

Assistants receive 20% discounts on non-sale items (excluding magazines and diploma frames) purchased from the Spirit Shop in the Alumni Memorial Union.

Helfaer Theatre

Discounts on season tickets to student theatrical productions at the Helfaer Theatre are available. For more information, call the theatre box office at (414) 288-7504.

Haggerty Museum of Art

Assistants receive 10% discounts on regular purchases and 30% discounts on catalogs from past exhibitions from the Haggerty Museum of Art gift shop.

L.I.M.O. service

The Division of Public Safety’s Local Intercampus Mobile Operation provides transportation in the evenings on campus and in the near-off-campus areas. The free service is available to students with a valid Marquette ID. L.I.M.O. vans operate from 5 p.m.-3 a.m. seven days a week. Call the Department of Public Safety at (414) 288.6363 to request a L.I.M.O.

Vacation discounts

Discount membership cards are available at the Human Resources Office for vacation spots such as Disney, Busch Gardens, Six Flags, Universal Studios, Wet N Wild, Weeki Wachee Springs, Sea World and Noah's Ark. Call Human Resources at (414) 288-7305 or visit their Web site.

Printwise (laser printing)

Non-assistants receive a $14 allotment per academic year for laser printing at printers in the libraries and computer labs. Assistants receive a $75 allotment valid for the fall semester and a $75 allotment valid for the spring semester. Additional or summer allocations can be requested by a department and paid for via internal order form. Visit the Printwise Web site for more information.

Note: Printwise allocations are not valid at photocopiers.

Area merchants

A number of businesses in the near campus area and throughout Milwaukee offer discounts to students with MarquetteCards, including restaurants, hotels, dry cleaners and automobile dealers.

Rental cars

Discount cards are available at the Human Resources Office on rental cars from Avis, Hertz and National. Call Human Resources for more information at (414) 288-7305 or visit their Web site.

MarquetteCASH account

Students may use their identification cards as debit cards to purchase food at on-campus restaurants and vending machines, to make photocopies and to purchase products and services from various areas across campus, including Union Station (post office), the BookMarq (Follett’s Bookstore), the Spirit Shop, the Rec Center, etc. Visit the MarquetteCard Web Site.

Contact Us

The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

Visit the contact page for more information