2017 blank ID card

Your NUIG Studnt ID Card will be your official identification card for the dureation of your course at NUI Galway.  The card that will be issued to you in September is expected to see you through your course.

Returning Students:   

You will not get a new card in September. The card you were issued with last year will remain valid for the duration of your programme. To ensure the card is active for this current academic year you need to register online.

1st Year ID Card Collection Dates

 

  • International Student ID cards ( 1OA1 / 1EM1) are distributed at International  / Visiting Student Orientation.

What is student ID Card for?

Your Student ID card will serve as your  official identification for all college related matters, while also giving you access to many of the facilities/services across the campus. You may need your Student ID when:

  • requesting  exam result transcripts from the  Student Information Desk.
  • presenting to  sit a university exam. (Failure to show your Student Identity Card will result in a €20 fine)
  • getting any forms or certification stamped in the Studetne Information Desk.
  • accessing and borrowing books from the library.
  • accessing certain buildings and rooms.
  • availing of  student services (Health Centre) 
  • signing up for  clubs and societies.
It is essential that you report a lost or stolen student card immediately to the Student Information Desk.

Every student is issued with a Student Identity Card at Registration which he/she must carry while on University campus.

Upon receipt of your card, you (as a student) will:

  • Sign and accept responsibility for your NUI Galway student card. 
  • Ensure that your NUI Galway student card is retained solely for 
    your own use. 
  • Always carry your NUI Galway student card while on the NUI Galway campus. 
  • Students are required to show their Student Identity Card at all examinations (View the examinations guideines
  • Ensure that the photograph on your NUI Galway student card is an acceptable form of identification.
  • Present your NUI Galway student card whenever requested to do so by a member of NUI Galway staff. A member of staff is also entitled to retain the card if they feel it necessary. 
  • Ensure that if you withdraw from the University during the course of an academic year, on either a permanent or temporary basis, you return your NUI Galway student card to the Student Information Desk. 
  • Be aware that if your NUI Galway student card is lost or stolen, you are obliged to inform the University immediately, so that the appropriate precautions can be taken to ensure that your card is not used without your consent.
  • It is essential that you report a lost or stolen student card immediately to the Student Information Desk.

    A replacement card can then be issued to you at a cost of €20.

    (Note: students will receive a replacement student card free of charge in cases of a reported crime e.g. assault, burglary.)

    If your ID card has been stolen you must produce a copy of the Garda crime report.  The report must contain theinvestigating Garda name, Garda Pulse Incident Number and be signed by the Superintendent in charge).

    Students should be aware that the false reporting of a crime is a serious offence

    Failure to notify the University places you at risk of serious allegations of collusion in the fraudulent use of your NUI Galway student card. 

    Please return found cards to the Student Information Desk.

Your NUI Galway Student ID Card will be your official identification card for the duration of your course at NUI Galway. The card that will be issued to you in September is expected to see you through your course.