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What is UCARD?

UCARD is a new UCD campus smartcard

The UCARD is the official identification card for students UCD. The UCARD is multi-functional in that it is used for numerous services on campus e.g. library, identification, printing, photocopying, point of sale, access control and much more. ‘One card for all functions’

Your UCARD offers convenience, flexibility and most importantly security. Each student has his or her own confidential UCARD account, so you no longer have to fumble in your pocket for loose change!

What can I use it for?

As UCARD is rolled out across the University it will become an everyday part of your life in UCD. You can use it anywhere you see the UCARD symbol next to a pay or service point which currently includes.

  • Electronic Payments in the Main Restaurant and other food outlets across campus, Residences Laundry, CopiPrint (Print, Copy & Scanning), Centra, and Vending Machines
  • Access to UCD Residences, UCD Sports & Fitness and the Library
  • Use it as an electronic purse
  • Purchasing Lockers more information on Lockers can be found here
  • Purchasing ISIC Card more information on ISIC Card can be found here
  • Time and Attendance
  • Identification