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Rules Governing ID Card Use

1.  The ID card issued to you is the property of the University of Northern Iowa (UNI).

2.  UNI is not responsible for any losses sustained by card holder.

3.  If your ID card is lost you must deactivate your card in MyUNIverse.

4.  ID Cards are not transferrable.

5.  Lending ID Cards to others is prohibited.

6.  Punching the ID Card may cause damage

7.  A fee may be charged to replace a lost or damaged card.

Replacing Lost UNI ID Card

For your protection, lost cards should be reported immediately to the university. You will be held responsible for any purchases made with your card until the card is reported lost or stolen.  Report lost or stolen cards online by clicking on the Life @ UNI tab in MyUNIverse and then using the link under Report My ID Card lost.

Lost card vouchers are issued to enable you to eat meals in the dining centers if you have a meal plan. For your protection, lost card vouchers may not be used for credit purchases. 


Who can use the ID Card?

Any currently enrolled student, faculty or staff member at the University of Northern Iowa may use their ID card for identification purposes, access to facilities and services, and charging of purchases.

For your protection, only you can use your card.  Misuse of your card will be cause for deactivation.

Can I use my ID Card to charge?

Using Your UNI ID Card


  • Access your meal plan, dining dollars, meal deals or charge at dining centers for meals: Piazza at Redeker Center and Rialto at Towers Center+

  • Electronic access doors

  • Check out books in the library+

  • Access the Wellness & Recreation Center*

  • Enter athletic and performance events at no charge*

  • Make purchases at on-campus convenience stores: 23rd St. Market at Commons, Biscotti's at Redeker Center and Essentials at Maucker Union+

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