Mariner Access Card (MAC) FAQs

Below is a list of our most frequently asked questions.

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Am I required to get a MAC card?

Yes! The MAC card is your ID card and key to the campus. Use it to access meal plans, check out books, make copies, make purchases in the Bookstore, dining facilities and vending machines and even do your laundry. The MAC card allows residential students access to their residence halls and is required for entry to certain areas in the Campus Center as well as various buildings on campus.

When can I get my MAC card?

You can get your MAC card anytime during the Card Office's normal business hours. Click here for more information regarding our location, office hours and upcoming events.

I am a Camden campus student. Will I have to drive to Brunswick to get my MAC card?

Although there are currently no plans to have a designated Card Office in Camden, we will both hold MAC card events in Camden at the beginning of every semester and have weekly office hours thereafter. Stay tuned to your College of Coastal Georgia email account for more information!

Do I still have to get a sticker on my MAC card every semester so I can check out library books?

No. The software we use in the Card Office notifies the library if you are enrolled each semester. If you are enrolled, your MAC card will allow access to needed services. If you are not enrolled, your MAC card will deny your transaction. No sticker necessary!

Who can I talk to about the upcoming meal plan requirement?

The Card Office is receiving a lot of questions about the meal plan requirements. While you will use your MAC card to access your meal plan at the Mariners Galley and Dockside Deli facilities, questions about the actual meal plans themselves can be best answered in two ways: The College of Coastal Georgia dining webpage answers a lot of questions. Want to connect with a real person? Phyllis Broadwell would be happy to answer any dining questions you may have. She can be reached via email at

My MAC card was lost or stolen. What do I do now?

Currently, there are two ways to freeze your MAC card.

Where can I use my Dining Dollars?

You can use your Dining Dollars at the Mariners' Galley and Dockside Deli located on Brunswick.
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