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COVID-19: Service Advisory

Required Services Only: YU-card operations have shifted to a Required Services model and serving by appointment only. In-person YU-card issuance is limited to individuals with an immediate need for on-campus services such as door access, meal plan and/or Library curbside pickup.

New Students: For Fall 2021, students are required apply their YU-card online through the Photo Upload Service. Those enrolled in online only courses and/or do not have an immediate need for a YU-card are encouraged NOT to pickup their card in-person. Please see YU-card Mail Delivery.

YU-card Expiry Extension: YU-cards expiring April 30, 2020 onward have automatically extended to December 31, 2021. YU-card renewals are not available at this time. The YU-card Office will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and reassess needs for further extensions.

For all other inquires, please email us at or call us at (416) 736-5674 during business hours.

Visiting the YU-card office?
Book an appointment with QLess!

With QLess you can check your estimated wait time and receive notifications when to proceed to the YU-card Office for service. For YU-card Pickups, you must have applied online in advance with an approved photo upload. Please complete the COVID-19 Screening Checklist prior to your visit.

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York University's Official Photo Identification and Debit Card!

It's the one card you need to access key services such as the Library, recreation facilities, exams, food, meal plans, shopping, events, discounts and more. Load up your YU-card and use it as a debit card at 200 points of sale across campus, plus select off-campus merchants, to save time and money - perfect for being on the go.

Our Services

Get Your YU-card

Photo Upload Service

In effort to minimize the spread COVID-19, all new incoming student and staff are required to apply online using the YU-card Photo Upload Tool. Sign in with your Passport York, to upload a passport style ID photo for your YU-card.

YU-card Mail Delivery

For Fall 2021, the YU-card Office is pleased to offer a mail delivery option to new students, faculty and staff who have never been issued a card before and have an approved Photo Upload on file.

Replace/Renew Your Card

Lost, stolen, or damaged YU-card? We can help. For a lost or stolen YU-card, deactivate your card immediately on eAccounts to protect your funds. Learn how to obtain a new YU-card.

Manage Your YU-card


Manage your account conveniently online with eAccounts. Sign-in to quickly view your account balances and transaction history, top up your Flex account with additional funds, and freeze your YU-card if it is misplaced.

Check Your Balance/Make a Deposit

Don't forget to check your balance so that you never run low! Others can also deposit funds into your account by using the "Guest Deposit" feature.