Beardshear Hall

ISUCard Office

    Starting Monday May 13th the ISUCard Office will be operating on Summer Break hours and will be open 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

    Office Hours

    School Year:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    May 13th, 2024- August 9th, 2024
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 am - 4:00 pm


    ISUCard Office
    0530 Beardshear Hall
    515 Morrill Rd
    Ames IA 50011-2103

    Quick Links

    • Need your first ISUCard?

      Visit the ISUCard Office in 0530 Beardshear Hall during our office hours to get your photo taken and obtain your ISUCard. Bring your university ID number and a valid state or federal-issued photo ID, such as a passport or driver's license. The ISUCard office does not accept appointments.


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    • Submitting your photo online?

      Online photo submittals are for new students only. Refer to your orientation materials for information on how to submit your photo online. ISUCards are available for pickup during orientation and at the start of the semester. Bring a valid state or federal photo ID. 


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    • Lose your ISUCard during the weekend?

      For building access, check out a temporary access card from your hall desk. Return ASAP when your ISUCard is replaced. To use a meal plan, download the GET app. 


      Use ISU Dining's GET app

    News and Announcements

    ISUCard proper storage

    • Carry your ISUCard in a convenient place you can easily access.
    • Store your ISUCard in a safe place that prevents the card from bending or breaking.
    • Keep your ISUCard separate from mobile devices and wireless phone chargers to prevent deactivation.

    Note: There is a $25 replacement fee for damage caused by improper storage or non-normal wear.

    Student Workday Photos

    Student's ISUCard photo is now being used for the Workday profile photo. If you would like to update your photo on file there is a $25 fee. You will need to bring in your current ISUCard to swap out for the new card matching your profile. The new photo should update overnight in Workday. The fee is payable using cash, check, or Ubill. 

    Spend CyCash funds before May 10, 2024

    All existing balances must be used before the CyCash system on AccessPlus is deactivated on May 10, 2024. Students who use the Department of Residence Laundry can add funds through the Speed Queen App. Contact the Department of Residence with questions (, 515-294-2900).