What is the ISU Card?

What is the ISUCard?

It's your student/faculty/staff ID card The ISUCard carries your university ID number and photo. Your university ID number is not the same as your social security number, though some university departments may request your social security number.

It's your identification card

The ISUCard verifies your status as an ISU student, faculty or staff member and provides access to university services and facilities, such as AccessPlus and the Lied Recreation/Athletic Facility.

It's your access card

The ISUCard is your building access card, which permits entry through the campus gates, campus buildings, and residence halls. For questions, contact Building Access Services at (515) 294-8640 or visit their web site http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/buildingaccess/

It's your library card

The ISUCard is your passport to ISU Library services.

It's your ATM card*

You have enough to worry about in college without having to stress out about your finances. U.S. Bank makes it simple. Open an optional U.S. Bank checking account with great student benefits and turn your ISUCard into your Campus ID and ATM/Debit Card -- all in one. We've made it easy for you to manage your money with a great checking account for students. Learn more about U.S. Bank!

It's your shopping card*

Lighten the load a little with U.S. Bank. Access your U.S. Bank Checking account by using your ISUCard as your U.S. Bank ATM and PIN-based debit card. Plus, use your ISUCard anywhere PIN debit is accepted at participating merchants. Whether you're at the gas pump or the grocery store, simply swipe your card through the reader, select "debit," and enter your ATM PIN code. After you approve the amount to be paid, the total will be debited from your checking account. Check with your favorite local retailers to find out if they accept PIN debit.

It's access to your CyCash account

Cardholders can activate their CyCash account through AccessPlus by depositing up to a total of $50. This can be done by charging their University Bill or by direct debit from a checking/savings account. By activating the CyCash account, your ISUCard acts just like money and can be used at a variety of on-campus locations, such as the Vending Machines, Memorial Union Food Court, ISU copy centers, University Book Store, Copy Machines in the Library, Department of Residence C-Stores, Laundry Facilities, Dining Facilities, and Copiers.

It's your future

Your ISUCard services will only continue to grow.

It's your responsibility

The security of your ISUCard is important. You should report the loss of your ISUCard immediately in AccessPlus under ISU ID's or to the ISUCard Office, (515) 294-2727. Unauthorized use of your ISUCard could result in some liability. There is a $25 fee to replace your ISUCard.

Questions?

If you have questions about the ISUCard or want to find out how to receive your ISUCard and begin enjoying its convenience and versatility, contact the ISUCard Office at (515) 294-2727.

*Through the University's partnership with U.S. Bank to offer optional student and faculty/staff checking accounts linked to the ISUCard, the University receives financial support in the form of marketing support, royalties for the number of active accounts, card stock, and other compensation. Students, faculty and staff are not required to open an account with U.S. Bank and they do not need to have a U.S. Bank account in order to use their ISUCard for other card-authorized campus services, such as meal plans, CyCash, door access, library services, and fee-based services like the Lied Recreation Center. The university partnership with U.S. Bank was formed after a competitive selection process. Questions about the University's partnership with U.S. Bank may be directed to the ISUCard Office at 515-294-2727 or by email to idcard@iastate.edu.