Visitor UCARDs

What is UCARD?

UCARD is a new UCD campus smartcard

The UCARD is multi-functional in that it is used for numerous services on campus e.g. 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.

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.

  • Residences Laundry, CopiPrint (Print, Copy & Scanning)
  • Used as an Electronic Purse
  • Access to UCD Staff Residences, UCD Sports & Fitness and the Library
  • Time and Attendance
  • Identification


DO NOT top-up your UCARD account before getting your first physical card!