Get your FSUCard now and join the FSU Family!

    Please read through all instructions before clicking on Submit My Photo.

    Students Do not start the online photo process until 2-3 business days after your acceptance to the university. It may take time for new records to sync up with systems across campus. 

    Need your FSUCard numbers, but do not have your card?
    Visit https://fsucard.fsu.edu/faqs#Numbers for instructions on how to find your FSUCard / library numbers.

    How to Request Your FSUCard

    1. Take Your Photo

    FSUCard Photo Guidelines Submitting your picture is easy!

    Please remember that your FSUCard is your official University Identification Card and is an acceptable form of government-issued identification. As such, there are strict guidelines we must follow to ensure your picture is acceptable for use.
    Review the following guidelines for your approved FSUCard Photo:

    FSUCard Photo Guidelines - Cropped Appropriately

     

    Cropped Appropriately

    Do not crop your photo before uploading, as you will be able to adjust once uploaded. The photo should include space slightly above the head to the middle of the chest.


    FSUCard Photo Guidelines - White Background

    White Background

    Take your picture in good lighting with a plain white backdrop, completely free of any textures, doors, bricks, landscape, artwork, clutter, etc. Also, refrain from group shots - your photo may include only one person (yourself!).
    Having difficulty finding a plain white background? Download this plain white background, and use it to take a screenshot of yourself on Zoom, or simply find a free background removing/replacing app for your phone!

     

    FSUCard Photo Guidelines - Color Photo with No Filters

    A Color Photo with No Filters

    Your photo must be submitted in full color, with no filters or other enhancements.

     

    FSUCard Photo Guidelines - Centered and Forward Facing

    Centered & Forward Facing

    Make sure to position yourself in the center of the image, facing completely forward and looking at the camera. 

     

    FSUCard Photo Guidelines - No Accessories

    No Accessories

    Photos cannot include accessories such as eyeglasses, sunglasses, hats, headphones, or earbuds. Exceptions may be made for eyeglasses if there is no glare and religious attire if the entire face is visible. If you have questions, please contact us at fsucard@fsu.edu.

     

    2. Take a picture of your government-issued ID

    This includes your state driver’s license, passport, military ID, or other government-issued ID. Be sure the picture is taken in good lighting and the information on the ID is legible. Only JPG files can be uploaded. Upon acceptance of your uploaded photo and production of your new FSUCard, the online photo system will automatically delete this JPG.
    Government ID Card Examples

    Passport Examples

    3. log in to the FSUCard eAccounts site using your FSUID credentials
    Your Username (FSUID) and Password are what you use to login to my.fsu.edu.

    eAccounts Login
     
    4. Update your email address
    Select Profile if the page does not automatically load. Update your email in the box with your FSU email (fsuid@my.fsu.edu or fsuid@fsu.edu).

    eAccounts - Update Email

    Once updated, the update email link should change to Click to submit a new photo. If it does not, please visit this FAQ for further information.

    eAccounts - Submit a Photo
    5. Review Terms and Conditions
    Review the Terms and Conditions (bottom of this page) and click I accept the terms and conditions.

    Screenshot of Terms and Conditions
    6. Upload your photos
    This is a two-step process:
    Step 1: Drag or upload your personal photo in the first window that appears. Once uploaded, the system will count down from 30 to assess and crop the photo. Do not sign out or close the browser during this time. After the system completes the assessment, a second window will appear.

    Upload Photo

    Step 2: Drag or upload the photo of the front of the government-issued ID.Once uploaded, press the submit and sign out button. Do not upload any further photos after pressing submit and sign out.
    7. Await approval and processing
    Photo submissions are reviewed and approved within three business days (cards are not available the same day as submission). Please allow at least one business day after photo acceptance for card processing. You will receive one email either approving your submission with details for how to receive your physical card or requesting corrections to the submission.
    8. How to obtain your card
    Once your photo is approved, your card will be available for pick up within two business days. You will not receive a separate email when your card has been printed, so please refer to the instructions in the approval email or check our website for updates to pick-up times and location(s).

    Now that you know what to do...

    SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO


    FEES, REPLACEMENTS, AND USAGE

    Students

    First FSUCard
    There is no initial fee for first-time student FSUCards.

    Term Fee
    A $10 card fee is assessed semi-annually on the basis of $5 for each Fall and Spring Semester to ALL FSU students. This fee is included with your tuition at the beginning of each semester.

    Replacement Card Fee
    FSUCard replacements are $15 and the fee will be added to your myFSU account. The replacement fee for a stolen card may be waived if official documentation (i.e. police report, police business card with the case number) is presented at the time of card issuance in either a physical or electronic form. This fee may also be waived for legal name changes or change of University affiliation, as long as proper documentation is presented.


    REPLACEMENTS

    Replacements may be requested through the online photo submission system. If you have not used the online photo system previously, you are required to upload a photo that meets the current photo requirements and should refer to the instructions on uploading a photo for the first time.

    If you have previously used the system, you will see your approved photo in the profile window. To use this photo, upload the photo of your government-issued ID and select submit and sign out and it will send the request to the FSUCard team for approval.  Once approved, the card must be printed and cannot be canceled. Charges, if applicable, will apply once the request is approved.

    Replacements requested through the online system are available within 2 business days from approval. If you need a replacement the same day, please visit our office.


    What can your student fsucard do?

    Official University ID Card

    The FSUCard serves as your official physical University ID and is used across campus for all things FSU. In order for anyone on campus to identify you as an FSU student, you must always have your FSUCard on you. Keep your FSUCard safe and do not share your information with others. Think of it as your license for campus living!


    Seminole Dining Account

    Your meal plan and Dining Dollars are accessed through your FSUCard. Visit Seminole Dining or contact seminoledining@fsu.edu or 850-644-3663 for more information.
    Visit fsucard.fsu.edu/faqs#Numbers to obtain your FSUCard numbers to purchase a meal plan.
    Log in to e-Accounts to manage your FSUCash, Dining Dollars, and/or Meal Swipes.


    Testing Center

    Taking tests is inevitable as a college student. At any point, a class may require you to take a test at the FSU Testing Center. In order to do this, you must have a valid FSUCard or you will not be able to access your exam! Ensure your FSUCard meets Testing Center requirements before your test.


    Campus Recreation

    Your health is of the utmost importance! Through tuition, each student gets access to two on-campus fitness facilities: the Leach Center and the Fitness and Movement Clinic. Both locations are open every day at convenient hours that fit every student’s busy schedule. Just present your FSUCard upon entry and start sweating!  The FSU Rez (the FSU Reservation) is the place to go when you want to soak up the sun, play in the water, and much more! Find out about all the relaxing and fun activities that Campus Recreation has to offer at campusrec.fsu.edu.


    Residence Halls

    Living on campus? In order to ensure the safety of on-campus residents, the FSUCard is the one and only way to enter your residence hall building. Simply swipe your FSUCard at any entrance door of your residence hall to gain access!


    StarMetro City Bus

    Seminole Express buses are a great way to get where you want to go around campus quickly and comfortably, but what about when you need to go further? Any member of the FSU community with a valid FSUCard can take the StarMetro city bus around town at absolutely no cost. Simply swipe your FSUCard upon entering the bus and leave the rest to us! Visit StarMetro's website for riding guides and additional information.


    On-Campus Purchases

    No matter where you are on campus, your FSUCard has you covered. All FSUCards come with an FSUCash account. This is a "pocket change" account that can be used to make purchases at vending machines, Seminole Dining locations, the FSU Bookstore, and the UPS Store. Log in to e-Accounts to manage your FSUCash, Dining Dollars, and/or Meal Swipes.


    Campus Laundry

    Each residence hall has a laundry room for you to use. Swipe your FSUCard to pay for washing and drying with FSUCash. Don't wait for a machine! Check out the laundry app in myFSU Mobile to see when machines are in use or are available! For more information on campus laundry, visit our Laundry page.


    Campus Printing

    Printing out notes or assignments for class is easy with your FSUCard! Using FSUCash, you can print from your own computer or campus computers on your way to class! Find out more about student printing at obs.fsu.edu/student-printing.


    Library Card

    You will need your FSUCard to get in and out of the libraries, so make sure you keep it handy at all times. From borrowing books and equipment to reserving study rooms, your FSUCard does everything a regular library card does, and more! Visit fsucard.fsu.edu/faqs#Numbers to obtain your FSUCard numbers to access and borrow materials online. For more information, visit lib.fsu.edu


    Campus Events

    FSU's campus is always teeming with events and the FSUCard is your all-access pass! From athletics events to concerts and shows, your FSUCard gets you in. For more information about all of FSU's events, visit the FSU Calendar.

    Faculty/Staff

    First FSUCard
    There is no initial fee for first-time faculty/staff FSUCards.

    Replacement FSUCards are $15 and must be paid at the time of pickup by credit or debit card only.

    The fee cannot be charged to an online account. All functions (door access, library, FSUCash, meal plan, etc) tied to an existing FSUCard will be moved to the new card when the card is printed (not when the card is received) and an old card will no longer function. To get a replacement FSUCard, visit us during normal business hours.

    Faculty and staff may receive one replacement FSUCard at no cost, for wear and tear only, every fiscal year. The FSUCard to be replaced must be surrendered at the time of printing or the $15 replacement fee will apply. The wear and tear replacement cannot be substituted for any other FSUCard fee. Lost card replacements, or more than one wear and tear replacement within the fiscal year, are $15. The replacement fee for a stolen card may be waived if official documentation (i.e. police report, police business card with the case number) is presented at the time of card issuance in either a physical or electronic form. This fee may also be waived for legal name changes or change of University affiliation, as long as proper documentation is presented.


    REPLACEMENTS

    Replacements may be requested through the online photo submission system. If you have not used the online photo system previously, you are required to upload a photo that meets the current photo requirements and should refer to the instructions on uploading a photo for the first time.

    If you have previously used the system, you will see your approved photo in the profile window. To use this photo, upload the photo of your government-issued ID and select submit and sign out and it will send the request to the FSUCard team for approval.  Once approved, the card must be printed and cannot be canceled. Charges, if applicable, will apply once the request is approved.

    Replacements requested through the online system are available within 2 business days from approval. If you need a replacement on the same day, please visit our office.


    What can your Faculty/Staff FSUCArd do?

    Official University ID card

    The FSUCard serves as your official University ID. You may need it to swipe time clocks, into buildings or offices, and to obtain keys as determined by your department. It should be kept with you at all times.


    Door Access

    Door access is managed by FSU Campus Access & Security Services (CASS). To change, update, or obtain door access please contact your approved departmental representative.


    Discounts Around Town

    Florida State has teamed up with various businesses for discounts and specials exclusive to FSU employees through the Seminole Savings program. Show your FSUCard to get savings on vehicle purchases and services, to discounts on vacation packages, amusement park tickets, or meals at local restaurants.


    Seminole Dining

    Seminole Dining offers meal plans for faculty and staff, which include All You Care to Eat dining halls and VIP options to add on meals at retail locations. Meal plans are eligible for payroll deduction. For more information, visit seminoledining.com, call 850-644-3663, or visit the Seminole Dining meal plan help desk inside the FSUCard Center.
    Log in to e-Accounts to manage your FSUCash, Dining Dollars, and/or Meal Swipes.
    Visit fsucard.fsu.edu/faqs#Numbers to obtain your FSUCard numbers to purchase a meal plan online.


    On-Campus Purchases

    No matter where you are on campus, your FSUCard has you covered. All FSUCards come with an FSUCash account. This is a "pocket change" account that can be used to make purchases at vending machines, Seminole Dining locations, the FSU Bookstore, and the UPS Store. Log in to e-Accounts to manage your FSUCash, Dining Dollars, and/or Meal Swipes.


    Health and Fitness

    Use your FSUCard to unlock a healthier you! Campus Recreation has memberships available for faculty and staff that include many perks, including unlimited access to the Leach Center (including pool, racquetball and squash courts, indoor track, and more), the Fitness and Movement Clinic, and free admission to the FSU Reservation. Memberships include exclusive fitness classes for faculty and staff, and much more. Swipe your FSUCard at the entrance to the Campus Recreation facilities and start moving! For more information visit the Campus Recreation Membership page.


    Library Card

    Faculty and staff have access to University Libraries, including checking out books and equipment, as well as reserving select rooms. Visit fsucard.fsu.edu/faqs#Numbers to obtain your FSUCard numbers to access and borrow materials online. For more information, visit the University Libraries website.


    StarMetro City Bus

    Any member of the FSU community, including faculty and staff, can take the StarMetro city bus around town at no cost with a valid FSUCard. Simply swipe your FSUCard upon entering the bus and leave the rest to us! Visit StarMetro's website for riding guides and additional information.

    Retirees

    In order to obtain your Retiree card, your retiree status must be updated in the University central database. You may choose from the following options:
    1.    Submit an updated photo and request through the online photo submission system. Upon receipt of the approval email, bring your current card to the FSUCard Office to obtain the retiree card at no charge or request mailing via the information provided in the approval mail.
    2.    Visit the FSUCard office located in the Woodward Avenue Parking Garage with your current card.

    If you are unable to use the online system or visit us in office, please email us at fsucard@fsu.edu for us to provide instructions based on your circumstance.

    Affiliate Cards

    Affiliate cards are for FSU partners who are not faculty or staff but work on campus. As these cards are requested by departments, please visit fsucard.fsu.edu/departments for the full list of affiliate cards and costs.

    FSUCard Terms and Conditions