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I.D. Cards (HofstraCard)

To acquire your HofstraCard, go to the HofstraCard Services Office. The staff in the office will verify that your name is in their databases and will then take your picture and produce a photo I.D. card, which includes your unique University 700 I.D. number.

All currently registered students and current employees (faculty, staff and administrators) are required to have a HofstraCard. The I.D. Card is the property of Hofstra University. It must be carried at all times and presented to University officials upon request. The I.D. Card is non-transferable. Unauthorized use, alteration or duplication for fraudulent use warrants confiscation and/or disciplinary action. The I.D. Card become invalid upon termination of affiliation with the University and must be surrendered upon request.

The Hofstra I.D. Card is your photo identification for Hofstra University. It is also used to access facilities and technology at the University. When entering various facilities on campus, staff members will ask you to present your card, or you may be required to swipe your card through a magnetic card reader. Facilities requiring the Hofstra I.D. Card for access include, but are not limited to the following: the Recreation Center, the Swim Center, Hofstra USA, the Joan and Donald Axinn Library, the Computer Labs, the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, and all Residence Halls. The Hofstra I.D. Card also serves as the Hofstra University Libraries’ borrower’s card.