My student ID card

This page provides information about your student ID card, how you will receive it and how to order a replacement card.

Your student ID card identifies you as a student of the University of Liverpool. It will provide you will access to University facilities such as the University libraries and the Sports Centre.

 

New students receiving your ID card

How your card will be distributed to you depends on your term-time address:

  • Students in University halls

    Your student ID card will be sent directly to the University hall where you have confirmed your room offer. To avoid any delays in receiving your ID please can you upload your photo image via Liverpool Life at least two weeks prior to the start of your programme.

  • Students in private accommodation 

    Your student ID card will be posted directly to the term-time address that you submit as part of your registration in Liverpool Life. To avoid any delays in receiving your ID card, you will need to upload your photo image and term time address details via Liverpool Life at least two weeks prior to the start of your programme.

  • Students without a UK address

    Your student ID card will be held by the University until the point at which we can safely distribute it to you. Please ensure that you upload your photo image via Liverpool Life at least two weeks prior to the start of your programme.

 

Using your card

Please have your student ID card with you at all times while on campus; you may be asked to produce it to obtain various services or to establish your right to be in certain places. Some departments have local rules that student ID cards must be displayed in certain areas.

Do not lose your card or lend it to others.

Your card is valid for the entire duration of your studies. It remains the property of the University of Liverpool at all times.

 

Replacement cards

If your student ID card no longer works or you have changed your personal or programme details, you need to contact us at our Student Administration Helpdesk.

Please destroy your previous student ID card or post it back to the Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill, L69 7ZX. If your replacement card is as a result of a course change, your new ID card will be produced free of charge.

 

Lost or stolen cards

If your card has been reported to the Police as stolen, please request a replacement using the request form located at our Student Administration Helpdesk.

Your card will be produced free of charge.

Lost student ID cards (and stolen cards without Police Crime Report paperwork) should be requested using the online payment service.

A fee of £5.00 is charged for the production of a replacement for a lost card.

Replacement cards will be distributed to you, at your Term Time address, within five working days after making the request or placing the order online.

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