Estates Office

University Card

The University Card is a multi function state of the art card that can be issued to all students, staff and associates. This card is specific to the University of Nottingham and contains a combination of Mifare proximity chip, magstripe and barcode technologies. The student, staff and associate cards vary in layout slightly, but both contain key information that is utilised by a number of systems around the University, such as:

Cardholders name, photograph, group type (i.e. student, staff or associate), library category, library card number and student number / start date (for students) or issue date (for staff). Additionally, the student card has the 'Students Union' logo. The functions of the University Card are as follows:

  • Means of identification
  • Library card
  • Building access card
  • Bus card (on NCT services)
  • Sports Centre card

 Other uses:

  • Online Library borrowing
  • Photocopying authorisation

Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for information on Key Cards and Associate Cards.

Contact us

Use of the University Card implies acceptance of the cards 'terms and conditions'.

Estates Office

The University of Nottingham,
University Park,
Nottingham, NG7 2RD