University ID Cards InfoObtain a New ID (Lost/Replaced)Specialty ID CardsID Cards - Frequently Asked QuestionsDo I need to get a new ID card every year?
No. You only need to get a new ID card if yours becomes lost or stolen or no longer works.
If my card needs replaced, do my unused meals transfer over to the new card?
Yes. Any Bobcat Cash, Dining Dollars, or meals will automatically be transferred to the new card.
I lost my ID card! How do I prevent someone from using my Bobcat cash?
Go to OneCard Office and login to eAccounts to deactivate your card. Come into Bobcat Depot during regular business hours to obtain a replacement ID. Failure to deactivate your lost ID card may result in liability for any fraudulent transactions completed. There is a $12 replacement fee for a lost ID. In the event that the loss of your card occurs after Bobcat Depot business hours, contact OUPD at 740-593-1911 or visit OUPD and they can issue a temporary card.
Can I punch a hole in my ID?
Yes, but let Bobcat Depot punch a hole so the proximity chip doesn't get damaged.
Will it hurt my ID if I store it with other credit cards? Will that erase data from the magnetic strip?
No, but contact with a cellphone, TV or computer monitor might damage the magnetic strip.
If I don't like my ID picture, can I replace it?
If you are on the Athens campus, you will need to come to Bobcat Depot, Baker University Center 112. There is a $5 replacement fee.
Could I receive my replacement ID in the mail?
Yes for online students or students not residing on campus, we can provide IDs through the mail. We would need a passport style photo of you as well as your PID number and mailing address. Email Bobcat Depot to obtain ID through the mail.