The ONEcard is the identification card for students and staff of the University of Alberta.
The information contained on the ONEcard identifies you by including your name and picture, identification number, a library barcode, and your current status on campus (ie. student or staff).
This official U of A identification card is required for:
The ONEcard gives you borrowing privileges
from one of Canada's largest academic libraries.
With that privilege comes access to almost five million volumes in the library's collections
as well as access to numerous electronic databases to complete your research requirements.
The magnetic stripe on the back of the ONEcard contains
an account number assigned exclusively to you.
The number is used to debit money from your ONEcard account when making photocopies. To
add money to your account, use the automatic deposit machines located accross campus, or
deposit funds at the ONEcard office. Funds can be added at the ONEcard office using
cash, interac (Visa, Mastercard, debit), cheque, or interdepartmental funds transfer
(indent). Funds can be added at the ADM's with five, ten or twenty dollar bills.
Automatic deposit machines are located at the following locations:
Your ONEcard can be encoded as a door access card (arrangements to be made with the department /faculty that is granting door access).
ONEcard accessed laser printing is available at computer labs and libraries in the following buildings:
Deposits made with cash, credit card or debit card can be used in these vending machines. Note: Interdepartmental deposits cannot be used at a vending machine.