NCard Online Application

Use the form below to apply for your NCard online. Before you begin, please read the photo requirements thoroughly to ensure that the file you send will be accepted.

Sample Photo
Good Picture
Photo Requirements
  • For online applications, you can upload a photo from a digital camera, smartphone or scanner. For mail-in applications, send us a 3"x5" matte finish photo.
  • The picture must be a current head and shoulder (portrait) shot.
  • Your face must be clearly visible and facing forward--no profile shots, sunglasses, or hats.
  • The photo must be in color.
  • You must be the only person in the picture.
  • No graduation caps, gowns, or costumes can be worn.
  • The photograph must have a uniform white or light blue colored background.
  • Nothing can be touching the face such as hands, props or other distractions.
  • The file must be less than 1MB in size.

Photos that do not meet the above requirements will not be processed. You will be notified by email if the photo you supplied was not accepted.

Unacceptable Photos
Bad Contrast Bad Crop Dark Background Goofy Hats/Sunglasses Too Dark Too Light
Bad contrast Bad cropping Dark background No goofy photos No hats or sunglasses Too dark Too light
Pick Up Requirements

The NCard Office will notify you by email when your NCard is ready.

  • You must have been accepted and/or hired at UNL before your card can be made.
  • You must present one form of government issued photo ID such as a driver's license, passport, military ID, or state issued photo ID.
  • If this is your first student card, no fee will be collected at pick up. The $15.00 issuance fee will appear on your Student Accounts Consolidated Bill.
Online Application Form
  1. I hereby certify that the information provided above is correct and that the enclosed photo is a true image of me. I understand that this photograph may become part of my official record and can be used by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for official purposes.

Location

NCard Office/
City Union Copy Center

Room 121, Main Level NE Union
14th & R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0459

Phone: 402-472-7331
Fax: 402-472-8282

Julie Yardley, Manager

NCard Campus Account Program

1700 Y Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0467

Sue Ostrander, Project Coordinator
  Phone: 402-472-7339

Office Hours

Regular Hours

Monday through Friday 8AM to 6PM

Summer Hours

Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM