Information Services

Card help

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

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 or Library 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.

Card help desks

Replacement cards can be requested at any of our Card help desks.

Terms and conditions

By accepting the University card you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Need any help?

If you require assistance with any card-related matter, please: