Student ID card

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Every JCU student will be issued a student ID card. This card is proof that you are a JCU student and provides you with essential access to services on campus and discounts off campus.

On-campus services

  • Borrow books from the library
  • Print and copy on campus
  • Proof of ID when talking to Student Centre staff
  • Compulsory for attending exams
  • Access to buildings and computer labs

Off-campus benefits

  • Discounted rates for public transport (SunBus, ferries)
  • Cheap entry into some clubs, events and venues
  • Discounted rates for movies
  • Deals for computers at some electronic stores (e.g. Apple and Dell)

New students – how to apply

When and where?
You can get your ID card at the Student Centre before, during and after O Week. We recommend that you get your card before the start of Week 1. Check the dates and times in the Orientation Program.

What do I need?
To obtain your JCU student ID card you will need:

  • To be enrolled in at least one subject.
  • Have photo identification (e.g. driver's licence or passport).
  • Your eight digit JCU student ID number. It can be found by logging into StudentsOnline (located in top left-hand corner), on your offer email, or your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) if you are an international student.

Off campus (external) students – how to apply

Request an ID card by completing the online Request for Student Identification Card form (JCU login required).

You will need to upload a photograph that complies with our requirements as well as a copy of other photo identification (e.g. drivers licence or passport).

Replacement cards

Damaged cards

Go to the Student Centre to receive a replacement card.
Cost: $10 when old card is returned, $15 if no card is returned

Lost cards

Go to the Student Centre to receive a replacement card.
Cost: $15

Stolen, expired or updated details

Go to the Student Centre to receive a replacement card.

This includes if you have changed to part-time or full-time, your name has changed, incorrect details are displayed or your card was stolen or expired. If your card was stolen you must provide a police report.
Cost: Free

More questions?

Go to Ask Us – there are more than 800 commonly asked questions and answers available 24/7. The top student ID questions include:

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