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I-Cards are issued to full-time and part-time students and their spouse, as well as faculty, staff and full-time employee dependents. To obtain an I-Card, visit the Accounting Services office (KIM 130) and have your I-Number ready.

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Replace I-Card

Lost or Stolen I-Card

If your I-Card is lost or stolen, report it immediately to the I-Card Office or Security Office. Upon notification, the I-Card will be disabled. There is a $10 fee to replace a damaged, stolen or lost I-Card ($20 for a Prox card). The University is not responsible for the inappropriate use of lost or stolen I-Cards, including any loss of I-Card Dollars or Dining Dollars, prior to being notified.

Name Change

If you need to replace a card because of a name change, simply bring the old card to the I-Card Office, and it will be replaced free of charge.


Online Student I-Card Application

Online Students may obtain an I-Card by following the necessary steps (full requirements listed on application document). Not following these instructions may delay processing of I-Card Requests.

  • Complete the 'Personal Information' section of the I-Card Application Form. Do not sign the application at this point.

  • Submit a colored passport photo that is 2" X 2" in size.

  • Include a letter from your ecclesiastical leader or sign and date the application in the presence of a Notary Public.

  • Mail in the application.



The BYU-Idaho I-Card is the official identification card for students, faculty, and administrators at BYU-Idaho. The I-Card is also a declining balance card (debit card) used at various locations across campus.

The I-Card allows you to:

  • Provide identification
  • Access certain campus events
  • Check out library materials
  • Gain admittance to athletic facilities
  • Utilize Cashier Services
  • Obtain campus event tickets
  • Access the Testing Center
  • Spend pre-deposited funds on campus
  • Print in computer labs

The I-Card is yours to use, but it remains the property of BYU-Idaho. The I-Card must be returned to the University upon request. Fraudulent use of any I-Card may result in disciplinary action. You are entitled to have only ONE I-Card in your possession.

University departments, personnel, or community businesses may not ask to retain your I-Card as collateral for goods or services. Report any such occurrences to the I-Card Office.

In order to minimize your losses, it is your responsibility to inform the I-Card Office if you believe your card has been lost or stolen.

You may use the I-Card to purchase school supplies at University Store. Charges will be applied to your Personal Account and can be paid online or at the Cashier's Office. You may also use the I-Card for purchases at the following locations, but you must pre-deposit money to your I-Card account first:

  • Crossroads (University Cafeteria)
  • Copy Spot
  • Computer Labs

All students registered for class may obtain an I-Card beginning one week before the start of the semester they are attending. The spouse of a student may obtain an I-Card for free. Dependents of students are not eligible to obtain an I-Card.

Full-Time Employees

All full-time employees are entitled to an employee I-Card. A spouse and family members of full-time employees are also entitled to have an I-Card. Dependents children 8 to 26 will be issued an I-Card free of charge (covered dependents are defined as unmarried dependents living in the same household).

Part-Time Employees

Regular part-time employees are entitled to an I-Card. However, spouses and children are not eligible.

  • Care for your I-Card the same as you would your driver's license, credit cards, or cash.
  • Do not bend the I-Card (card readers cannot read bent or cracked cards)
  • Do not wash your card (doing so may damage the magnetic strip)
  • Do not use the card as an ice scraper to clean your car windows
  • Keep the back of the card away from the back of other cards with magnetic strips (magnetic fields can erase each other)
  • Keep your card away from any magnetic fields such as VCRs, stereo speakers, or magnetic boards found at grocery stores and some department stores