Student ID cards

How to get your Student ID card

UNSW student ID cards are available to enrolled students and:

  • provide physical access* for enrolled students to borrow from the UNSW library
  • allow you to use the Library's printers, photocopiers and scanners at UNSW's Kensington campus
  • provide out-of-hours access to the AGSM Building

In-person student card collection

To obtain your student ID card, you should visit the Library Help Zone in the main Library in person. Opening hours are Mon-Fri 09:00-19:00 and Sat-Sun 12:00-16:00. You will need to bring your student number and one form of VALID photo identification from the following options:

  • passport
  • Australian driver's licence
  • previous year's UNSW student card
  • NSW photo identification card

If you are fulltime student and eligible for a travel concession, complete the Transport Concession form and bring it along with you.

If you are unable to collect your student card in person

If you are unable to visit the Library in person during business hours please email your request for a student ID card to FMAssist@unsw.edu.au and cc: studentexperience@agsm.edu.au

Please include:

  1. A passport photo in jpg format
  2. A scan of a valid Australian Driver's Licence or passport or NSW Identity Card certified by a Justice of the Peace
  3. An address to send the card to.

For further information please review FM Assist information on UNSW's website

*The Library's online collection is accessible remotely via www.library.unsw.edu.au, with your zID and zPass.

Lost cards

All students may be issued one student ID card free-of-charge. If you lose your student card, or it is stolen, you will need to apply for a new card and there is a charge of $25. Student cards are valid for three years.