Information Services

Card help

The University of Edinburgh Card provides a form of identification, access to controlled entry buildings and library access for staff and students.

Getting your first card

Information on getting your first card.

University card functions

Your University card performs various functions, including identification, library membership, printing and photocopying, cashless catering and access to controlled areas.

Replacement cards

If your University card has expired or is lost, stolen or damaged it can be replaced by a Card help desk.


A list of frequently asked questions. If you have a question that is not covered here, please contact us.

Contact us

If you require advice or additional support not found in these pages please contact Card Services by email or phone.