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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is CWA?

CWA- Community-Wide Account- is a declining balance account that can be used for purchases at the Brewer Bookstore, at dining services locations, the Stafford Fitness Center, for vending machine purchases, purchases at participating off-campus vendors and for payment of miscellaneous charges on student account.

How do I deposit into CWA?

There are three ways to deposit into your CWA.
  1. Click here to deposit:

  2. Print & fill out a deposit slip and mail it to:

    St. Lawrence University
    Student Financial Services Office
    Student Center, Room 315
    23 Romoda Drive
    Canton, NY 13617

  3. Make an in person deposit at the Brewer Bookstore or at the Student Financial Services Office.
I have $50 in my CWA, but I didn't deposit anything. Where did it come from?

If you signed up for a 21-meal plan, in the fall semester ONLY, $50 will be added to your CWA at the beginning of the semester. Enjoy it!

Are there any restrictions on the use of CWA?

Yes. Purchases on vending machines are limited to $20 per day. Alcohol may not be purchased at off-campus merchants with CWA- no exceptions for those of legal age. Cash withdrawals are not allowed.

Where can I use CWA?

You can use it off-campus here
  • A1 Oriental Kitchen -- Website
    43 Main St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-3778
  • Arby's -- Website
    172 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-1240
  • Asian Buffet & Grill
    5933 US Hwy Rt 11 . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-379-1688
  • Asian Buffet & Mongolian Grill
    175 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-268-1688
  • Beast Fitness -- Website
    8 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-250-8776
  • Big M of Potsdam -- Website
    27 Elm St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-6282
  • Blackbird CafĂ© -- Website
    107 Main St. . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 386-8104
  • Burger King -- Website
    18 State Hwy 310 . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-8779
  • Burger King -- Website
    178 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-8863
  • Center for Sight -- Website
    12 Main Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-261-4287
  • Da Kitchen
    13 Hodskin Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 379-9022
  • Dairy Queen -- Website
    51 Gouverneur Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 386-8312
  • Domino's Pizza -- Website
    103 E. Main St. . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 386-5300
  • Dominos Pizza, 181 Market St (2920) -- Website
    736 W 181st St . New York, NY 10033 -- (212) 781-3700
  • First Crush Wine Bar -- Website
    32 Market Place . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- (315) 265-9463
  • Gamer Craze
    47 Main St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-8616
  • Great Northern Printing -- Website
    6 Main St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-6211
  • Hot Tamale -- Website
    67 Main St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-276-8779
  • Hot Tamale (on Market Street in Potsdam)
    34 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-261-8441
  • Josie's Little Pizzeria
    25 Main Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-3736
  • Jreck Subs Canton -- Website
    82 Main Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-379-9221
  • Jreck Subs Potsdam -- Website
    10 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-2222
  • Kinney Drugs -- Website
    40 State Highway 310 . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-4563
  • Kinney Drugs -- Website
    200 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-2770
  • Kinney Drugs -- Website
    48 Maple St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-262-0529
  • Little Italy
    30 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-5500
  • McDonalds -- Website
    171 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-6890
  • McDonalds -- Website
    64-66 Main St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-379-9233
  • Nature's Storehouse -- Website
    21 Main Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315.386.3740
  • Potsdam Ponderosa
    185 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-8080
  • Rite Aid #01029 -- Website
    19 Miner St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-8611
  • Save A Lot 5933 -- Website
    5933 SR 11 . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-714-2078
  • Save-A-Lot -- Website
    200 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- (315) 265-3659
  • Sergi's Italian Pizzeria -- Website
    31 Main St. . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 386-4581
  • Sergis Italian Restaurant -- Website
    10 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-3420
  • Stewart's #119 -- Website
    115 E Main St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-3157
  • Stewart's #238 -- Website
    79 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-9707
  • Stewart's #370 -- Website
    26 Maple St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-268-8203
  • Stewart's #404 -- Website
    32 Gouverneur St . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-386-2648
  • Subway #29783 -- Website
    180 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-7827
  • Subway #45058 (Located Inside Walmart!) -- Website
    7494 US Hwy 11 . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-4808
  • Subway of Canton -- Website
    5533 Route 11 . Canton, NY 13617 -- (315) 379-0200
  • The Bagelry
    9 Market St . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-9378
  • The Bagelry
    103 Main Street . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-265-9378
  • The Computer Guys
    2564 State Hwy 68 . Canton, NY 13617 -- 315-714-3866
  • The Computer Guys
    4 Clarkson Ave . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-3866
  • The Hop
    3 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-705-8810
  • Wear on Earth -- Website
    19 Market Street . Potsdam, NY 13676 -- 315-265-3178
You can use it on-campus here
  • Brewer Bookstore
  • Northstar Cafe & other dining service locations
  • Stafford Fitness Center
  • Fitness classes
  • Outdoor Program clinics & trips
  • Equipment rental fees
  • Gear purchases
  • Vending Services
What should I do if my student ID is lost or does not work?

Students are issued a student ID card for their entire educational period at St. Lawrence. If a student's ID card is not working he/she should report the problem to the Security and Safety office (Noble Center). If a student ID is lost he/she should obtain a new card for a fee at Security.