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
Your digital student ID card
Once academically registered, all students will be able to access their digital student ID card from the My Liverpool app. This digital card can be used for identification around campus and in the city region. Please note that it cannot be used to access examinations, you must use your physical student ID card or other form of formal identification such as a driving licence or passport.
Your physical student ID card
You will need to upload your photo before or on the 8th September, using the registration task, in order to obtain your physical student ID card during Welcome Week. Further details are below and this document - Student ID card pick-up location - will help you to find out where to collect your card from.
You will be able to collect your physical student ID card from the Gflex, located in the Central Teaching Hub (Location 221). You will receive an email before Welcome Week providing you with booking information in order to arrange an appointment to collect your student ID card and provide your immigration documents.
Home students in University halls (September 2023 starters)
Your student ID card will be sent directly to the University hall where you have confirmed your room offer if you uploaded your photo on or before 8th September 2023. If you missed the deadline please continue to upload your photo image via Liverpool Life and your card will be available to collect from the IT suite, located on the first floor of the Central Teaching Hub (Location 221) from Welcome Week onwards.
Home students in private accommodation (September 2023 starters)
If you uploaded your photo on or before 8th September, your Student ID card will be sent directly to your school and they will be in touch on how to collect your card during Welcome Week. If you missed the deadline please continue to upload your image on Liverpool Life and your card will be available for you to collect from the IT suite, located on the first floor of the Central Teaching Hub (Location 221) from Welcome Week onwards.
Students studying on a Go Higher course, or with us on an exchange or general study programme
If you uploaded your photo on or before 8th September, your Student ID card will be produced and available for you to collect from the IT suite, located on the first floor of the Central Teaching Hub (Location 221) from Welcome Week onwards. If you missed this deadline then please proceed to the same location for collection but please arrive from 20th September onwards.
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.
If your student ID card no longer works 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.
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.
From week commencing 16th October ID cards can be collected from the SAS Helpdesk, Ground Floor of Alsop Building, Monday - Friday 10am- 2pm.
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