USF Card

  • Information

    The USFCard is the official identification card of the University of South Florida. The USFCard is a multi-functional card with digitized photo and electronic identification and validation for departments needing to verify student and/or employee status. The USFCard was designed as a platform for a multitude of services and functions.

    Cardholder Responsibilities

    • Use of the USFCard by anyone other than the person to whom it was issued is strictly prohibited.
    • The cardholder is subject to disciplinary actions or other penalties for improper use of the card.
    • The cardholder is responsible for any and all losses associated with the card.
    • Punching holes, marking on the card, adding stickers or altering the card in any way is strictly prohibited.
    • View the official USFCard Policy.


    Students: Your card cost will be charged to your Oasis account.

    All others: Payment options include Visa/MasterCard at the campus USFCard Centers.

  • New and Replacement

    • New students should request their initial USFCard through MyBullsPath, or directly at the USFCard Request Site.

    • Staff, Faculty, and all other requests including card replacements should be placed online at the USFCard Request Site.

    • Please be prepared to submit a recent color photo with a white background along with an image of a valid government issued photo identification. 

    Note: Online card requests are normally processed in 7-10 business days, for urgent requests please contact the Card Center after submitting your request.

    1. Complete the online ID card application on the USFCard Request Site.
    2. Submit a photo of yourself and a photo of your driver's license or passport. (Smartphones make it easy!!) 
    3. Wait for the approved email 
    4. Visit the ID card center to pick up your card
    5.  Activate your card – (ATTENTION: Your card will not work until activated) 

    Acceptable Photo Examples

    USF Card Photo Examples

    Innovative Education Program Students

    If you are a non-local student who is part of an Innovative Education Program, please contact your college for further instructions.

  • Tampa Campus
    Location: Student Services Building (SVC) 1032
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    For more information, please call (813) 974-2357

    Sarasota Campus
    Location: 8350 N. Tamiami Trail in B116
    Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    For more information, please call (941) 359-4220

    USF St. Petersburg
    Location: Bayboro Hall, BAY 223
    Hours Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-5:30pm
    Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    For more information, please call (727) 873-4408