Saying goodbye to the ATM

The ATM in Pickard Commons across from Starbucks was removed

By Deana Johnson

Students sit in the lower level of the Pickard Commons. A blank spot is present where the ATM once was.
Photo courtesy of Hailey Makuski.

The ATM located on campus has been removed, and with no real indication as to why.


When asked by the College Days about the decision, Sabel said that , “I have no idea why BMO chose to remove the ATM, but it was BMO’s decision.”


Ripon College will no longer have an ATM service on campus, as Sabel said, “We are not planning on getting a new ATM.”


Even without an ATM on campus, students still have options to get cash.


“There are quite a few ATMs in the community.  There is one at Horicon Bank across from Carnegie, BMO has an ATM, the BP Gas Station, Kwik Trip gas station.  If you go West you have US Bank, Marine Credit Union, Shell Gas Station, Kwik Trip Gas Station, Golden Rule Credit Union in Ace Hardware parking lot, there is one in Websters and there is one out by the bowling alley,” Sabel said.


Students who need ATM access could also utilize the Webster’s shuttle that the campus is now offering in order to use the ATM at Webster’s.