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

University Card
Information on getting your first University card and guidelines on submitting a photo.

University card functions

Card reader
Your University card provides identification, library membership, printing, cashless catering and building access.

Replacement cards

Lost card
Under the current Covid-19 lockdown; there can only be booked, essential visits to the Main Library for studying. If you need a replacement card, please contact us via the EdHelp Service by completing an enquiry form (link below).

Card Help Desks

Replacement cards can be requested at any of the University Library Card Help Desks or EdHelp Service Desks.

University Card Service - Privacy Notice

How we manage information about your card, and as you use the card.

Need any help?

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

Card FAQs