It is the policy of the University of South Florida that all Students, Faculty, Administrative and Professional (A&P), University Support Personnel System (USPS) and OPS personnel must obtain and carry the USF ID card while on-site. Courtesy cards are available upon request to temporary USF employees, volunteers, and staff members of University related entities. Retired USF employees are entitled to a retiree card.
The USF ID card is primarily used for identification, for verification of USF status, and for using University services, such as the Library, the gym, the pool, the purchase of parking decals, obtaining passes for University sporting, Etc.
St. Petersburg ID Card Center: Library (POY 221)
Phone Number: 727-873-4409
USF St. Petersburg ID Card Center Hours of Operation
Open Close Monday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM Wednesday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM Thursday 8:00 AM 7:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM 4:45 PM Saturday Closed Closed Sunday Closed Closed
Effective January 2008:
- First ID:$10.00
- Duplicate ID: $15.00
Types of identification cards available:
- Adjunct Faculty
- Staff cards:
- Persons requesting an ID must visit the ID center located on the 2nd Floor of the library ( POY 221).
- Legal identification (passport, driver’s license, or State/Government Photo Identification card) must be presented to obtain an ID.
- For the issuance of a family card, the employee (with his/her USF ID) must accompany the family member(s), who must also provide legal identification.
- Student IDs require proof of enrollment.
- Faculty, and staff IDs require a copy of their letter of offer from the University or a copy of their appointment status papers.*
- Customers may pay with Visa/MasterCard (debit or credit)
Who can use my USF Card?
Only you can use your USF Card. Use of the USF Card 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.
Do I have to pay for a replacement card?
NO: If the card will not hold re-encoding, the photo is fading, The card's front and back have come apart, the name and number is fading, or the lamination is peeling off.
Yes: If a hole was punched in the card to make a keychain, if it was chewed by a pet, if it has been warped due to extreme exposure to heat, if it was folded in half and broken, or if it has been subjected to extreme abuse.
What should I do if I lose my USF Card?
Lost cards should be reported to the Instructional Media Center immediately. Return found cards to the Reference desk on the main floor of the Poynter Library. The cardholder is responsible for paying for the replacement of a lost card.
How do I make my USF Card an ATM Card?
If you already have a USF Card, you can activate the ATM feature at USF Federal Credit Union, or at the Tampa USF ID Card Center.
Use your USF Card to access the following services:
Obtain a USF Email Account
Use the facilities and check out materials in the USF Library System
Obtain entry into USF athletic events
Visit Student Health Services
Educational Outreach Validation
Use the Academic Computing computer labs
Campus Recreation Center Members can gain access into the center
Purchase merchandise at the campus bookstore