Student ID

Your Student ID Card displays your photo and your student number. It is proof of your enrolment.

You must have it to:

  • Borrow books from the University's libraries
  • After hours access to computer labs including the IT Building
  • Sit for an examination (photo ID is required when attending examinations)
  • Photocopying and printing
  • Access to College facilities (including Catering Services)

Student ID Cards can be obtained by mail or picked up from either of the Safety, Security & Information Offices on campus:

  1. Campus Safety Centre (B89)
  2. Safety, Security & Information, Union Complex – Bistro Area (C018)

Office hours to obtain your card at either office is:

  • 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Applications for a Student Identification Card cannot be made by Email or Fax.

An original passport photo* and 100 points of identification* must accompany the application form.  Students who do not provide these documents will have their forms returned requesting that the correct information be provided before an ID Card can be issued.

* For information on the original passport photo criteria and 100 points of identification please refer to page 2 of the Student Identification Card Application Form  (PDF, 4690.67 KB)

To obtain your card in person

Complete the Student Identification Card Application Form (PDF, 4690.67 KB)

Bring the completed application form, and 100 points of identification to either Safety, Security & Information Office:

Union Complex (C018)
University of New England

or

Campus Safety Centre (B089)
Elm Avetre

Phone: (02) 6773 2099

You can either have your photo taken or you can provide a passport photo of yourself.

To obtain your card by mail

Complete the Student Identification Card Application Form (PDF, 4690.67 KB)

Complete the application form and attach an original passport photo* and 100 points of identification* to it and send them to:

Safety, Security & Information
Union Complex (C018)
University of New England
ARMIDALE NSW 2351

Phone: (02) 6773 2099

Problems downloading the Student ID Card Application Form?

Please refer to our page about accessing PDF files.

Alternatively you can try this static version of the Student ID  Card Form (PDF, 1714.7 KB)

New students

New students are required to apply for a Student Identification Card.  Applications can be downloaded by clicking on Student Identification Card Application form above.

New cards are dispatched once enrolment is complete/confirmed for the currently enrolled teaching period.  ID Cards expire 31 March every year.

Resuming or continuing students

Note - the office manager at each residential college will advise & authorise the ID Card office to place swipe card access on each student card for their residence.

Resuming or continuing students will be sent an updated expiry sticker prior to the end of March each year. The update sticker will be sent to the address recorded on your enrolment.  When you receive this sticker, please position it over the expiry date on your student card  in order to validate your student card for the coming year.

Intensive Schools attendance

It is essential for all students attending Intensive Schools to obtain a Student ID Card.

Student ID Cards can be obtained in person from Safety, Security & Information, Union Complex (Bistro Area) (C018) or the Campus Safety Centre (B089), Elm Ave.

Applications for a Student Identification Card cannot be sent by email or fax.

If you don't have a Student ID Card, access to UNE facilities may be restricted.  This includes Colleges, Library Services and Computer Labs & photocoping.

Note: If you ask to have your ID card posted out to you, applications must be received three weeks prior to commencement of Intensive Schools.

Applications received during intensive schools may be subject to delay.

After-hours access

If you require after hours access to a building via the Cardax swipe card system, please complete the Electronic Access Request Form (PDF, 749.63 KB) and have your unit coordinator scan & email it to security@une.edu.au or place it in the internal mail addressed to Safety, Security & Information, Union Complex (C018) for action.  Please allow 24 hours for your access to be placed on your card & note that requests are only processed during business hours.

Note - the office manager at each residential college will advise and authorise the ID Card office to place swipe card access on each student card for their residence.

Replacement of lost, stolen or damaged cards

Students are provided with one Student ID Card during the course of their degree free of charge.

If your student card is lost or stolen please advise UNE by emailing security@une.edu.au so that the card can be cancelled.

Stolen cards must also be reported to the Police via the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.  A new ID Card will be issued free of charge when the Police Report number is provided.

To obtain a new student card in person you will first need to pay a $10 replacement fee* at the UNE cashier located in the Safety, Security & Information office, Union Complex (C018). Please bring along with you your 100 points of identification** and staff in the Safety, Security & Information Office will issue you with a replacement.

For those who are unable to pay for and collect their student card in person, please forward the Student Identification Card Application Form (PDF, 4690.67 KB) together with the required supporting documentation and a cheque/money order for $10.00 made payable to the University of New England.  The address to send this is:

Safety, Security & Information
Union Complex (C018)
University of New England
ARMIDALE NSW 2351

Phone: (02) 6773 2099

* Please note the replacement fee is subject to change
** Refer to the Student Identification Card Application Form (PDF, 4690.67 KB) for further information on the passport photo and 100 points of identity requirements.

Student Transport Concession Entitlement Card

A student Transport Concession Entitlement Card is only available to internally enrolledfull time students & replaces the old Transport for NSW travel concession foils (stickers) previously issued & placed on the students ID Card by the University as proof of concession eligibility. International students must have the UNE International Office (E21) verify their eligibility with Safety, Security & Information prior to attending either Safety, Security & Information Office to complete the Transport Concession Entitlement Card eligibility form.

All students who qualify for a Transport Concession Entitlement Card must first complete a Transport for NSW eligibility form which is available from either of the Safety, Security & Information officers, Union Complex (Bistro Area) (C018) or Campus Safety Centre (B89) prior to applying on-line to Transport for NSW. Once eligibility has been confirmed by the University, UNE then sends Transport for NSW confirmation of this eligibility.

Students must then go online and apply for a Transport Concession Entitlement Card direct with Transport for NSW. Please allow two working days between submitting the eligibility form to UNE & applying online to Transport for NSW. These two days allows Transport for NSW enough time to load the eligibility data into their system.

For travel within the Opal network, you’ll need to apply for both a Transport Concession Entitlement Card and a Concession Opal card.

For travel outside the Opal network, you only have to apply for a Transport Concession Entitlement Card to travel on many rural and regional buses and NSW TrainLink Regional services.

Before you go online, (and after UNE has confirmed eligibility with Transport for NSW) please have these details handy, which will help you complete the form:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Student ID number
  • Name of institution.

You’ll need to enter your information exactly as you provided it to UNE when you enrolled.

Travel Concessions expire with Transport for NSW on 31st March each year.

Staff ID cards

To obtain a Staff ID Card complete the Staff ID Card form (PDF, 1240.75 KB), have it signed by your manager or supervisor & submit it to either of the Safety, Security & Information Offices, Union Complex – Bistro Area (C018) or Campus Safety Centre (B89).  Please refer to the back of the form for further details.

There will be a replacement cost of $10 for lost or damaged cards through negligence (that is bent or cracked cards).  Damaged cards must be returned to either Safety & Security Offices, Union Complex – Bistro Area (C018), or the Campus Safety Centre (B89) for cancellation.  Lost or stolen cards are to be reported to security@une.edu.au.  Stolen cards are to also be reported to the Police via the Police Assistance Line on 131 444

If you require after hours access to a building via the Cardax swipe card system, please complete the Electronic Access Request Form (PDF, 749.63 KB) and have your manager or supervisor sign it, then scan & email it to security@une.edu.au or place it in the internal mail addressed to Safety, Security & Information, Union Complex (C018) for action.  Please allow 24 hours for your access to be placed on your card & note that requests are only processed during business hours.

If you are a currently employed on a contract at the University your card will expire on the date that your contract ends.  If your contract of employment is extended your supervisor/manager is required to complete the Electronic Access Request Form (PDF, 749.63 KB) and send it to security@une.edu.au or place it in the internal mail addressed to Safety, Security & Information, Union Complex (Bistro Area) (C018) for action.

Casual staff

ID Cards for casual staff employed at the University expire every six months, at the end of June and December, in concert with the University's Casual Staff Register.  If your employment is continuing beyond these dates it is your responsibility to ensure that Safety, Security & Information are notified at least two weeks in advance so that your card can be updated to the next expiry date.  If your employment is made permanent, fixed term or contract-based, it is your responsibility to advise Safety, Security & Information so that your card, and access, can be updated accordingly.

Please note: Failure to advise Safety, Security & Information of these changes will result in your card being disabled and consequently your access to your place of work being affected.