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Faculty and Staff YU-Card

The YU-card is your ticket to academic resources and scholastic savings across campus, as well as resources at other institutions!

Save Time:  YU-card transactions are 3x faster than cash and 6x faster than credit and debit.

Save Money:  get access to deals and discounts across campus, including the new Bookstore Rewards program!

Keep Track:  load Flex Dollars and track your balance online.

Apply your Faculty/Staff YU-card

If you’re eligible, use the photo upload tool to apply for your YU-card. You will need a passport style photo and one piece of valid, government-issued photo identification. Read the instructions carefully to ensure your photo meets all the requirements and avoid delays. You will be notified via your York U email as to whether your photo and information has been approved or you need to upload a new one. 


Are YU Eligible?

Please check the eligibility list below to determine if you are eligible for a YU-card. If you do not fall under any of these categories, please ask your Manager to contact the YU-card Office.

Employees in the following categories are eligible:University retirees in the following categories are eligible:
Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 - 1Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 - 1
Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 Part-TimeCanadian Union of Public Employees 3903-2
Canadian Union of Public Employees 3903-2Confidential, Professional & Managerial
Confidential, Professional & ManagerialCUPE 1356 Full-time
Host TeachersInternational Union of Operating Engineers
International Union of Operating EngineersOsgoode Hall Law School Association
Osgoode Hall Law School AssociationYork University Faculty Association
Osgoode Hall Law School - Visiting Fulltime FacultyYork University Staff Association
Post-doctoral Fellows
Research Assistants (RAS category only)
Research Associates
York University Faculty Association
York University Staff Association - Unit 1
York University Staff Association - Unit 3
YUELI Contract Teachers
YUELI Contract Teachers (Part-time)
Senior Executives