- Get Your DukeCard
Get Your DukeCard
Visit one of our office locations to take a photo and to get your DukeCard. Before a DukeCard can be issued, you must:
- Present a valid government-issued picture ID (driver's license, passport, or military ID)
- Have been issued a Duke Unique ID
- Pay the required fee for your DukeCard
We accept cash, check, debit, FLEX, IRI charge or charge to student Bursar account as payment.
How to Get Your DukeCard
Go to Submit Your DukeCard Photo to upload your photo online. Most students receive their first DukeCards during orientation.
There is no fee for your first DukeCard. Visit the University DukeCard Office for a replacement card during business hours or evenings and weekends at the Link in Perkins Library.
Download and complete the University Employee Card Request form then bring it to the University DukeCard Office to obtain your card. Employees must also present a letter from their hiring department requesting an ID, including the person's name, Unique ID, department name, card type requested and Duke fund code to be charged. University authorized contractors, temporary staff and volunteers can also obtain their card at the University DukeCard Office.
Download and complete your portion of the Medical Center Employee Card Request form before taking it to your HR representative to fill out the remainder. Bring the completed form to the DukeCard Medical Center Office to obtain your card. You must also present a letter from your hiring department requesting an ID, including the Duke fund code to be charged. Health system authorized contractors, temporary staff, volunteers can also obtain their card at the DukeCard Medical Center Office.
Cards for contractors are authorized by the Facilities Management Department for the university or Engineering & Operations department for the health system. Once you have obtained authorization, visit a DukeCard office and present your government-issued picture ID, a valid Duke Unique ID number and a letter from the authorizing office requesting an ID.
All sponsored guests must be sponsored by a school or department through the OIT Sponsored Accounts Page. Duke employee or student spouses and children with recreation center privileges between 10 and 26 years of age must be sponsored by their Duke family member. We do not issue DukeCards to children under 10 years old for any reason.
DukeCard Fee Schedule
|Audience||Card Type||First Card||Damaged or Expired card||Lost or Stolen Card|
|University students (*) and most employees||Contactless with Magnetic Stripe||$10||$10||$15|
|Health System employees||Proximity with Magnetic Stripe||$10||$10||$15|
|Some University and some Health System employees||Proximity plus Contactless with Magnetic Stripe||$10||$10||$15|
|Those with limited or restricted access needs||iClass Proximity with Magnetic Stripe||$15||$15||$20|
|Sponsored guests, summer program attendess, temporary staff, volunteers, retirees and Emeriti||Magnetic Stripe||$5||$5||$10|
|Duke employee and student spouses, children between 10 and 26 years old with family rec center privileges||Magnetic Stripe||$5||$5||$10|
(*) Your first card is included in student fees