The University Card is a multi function state of the art card that can be issued to all students, staff and associates. This card is specific to the University of Nottingham and contains a combination of Mifare proximity chip, magstripe and barcode technologies. The student, staff and associate cards vary in layout slightly, but both contain key information that is utilised by a number of systems around the University, such as:
Cardholders name, photograph, group type (i.e. student, staff or associate), library category, library card number and student number / start date (for students) or issue date (for staff). Additionally, the student card has the 'Students Union' and 'NUS' logo's. The functions of the University Card are as follows:
Means of identification
Building access card
Bus card (on NCT services)
Sports Centre card
Online Library borrowing
Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for information on Key Cards and Associate Cards.
If you are a new user and have not registered yourself for the library service then you will be refused access to the library entrance card readers until you have registered. Contact your nearest library counter for assistance.
Use of the univeristy card implies acceptance of the cards 'terms and conditions'.