Summer students can receive a card beginning May 1. You must be enrolled in classes at least one day before you can receive a card.
Your first Cardinal Card is FREE! Find out more information about how to obtain a card. Students must be registered in the current semester at least one day prior to getting a Cardinal Card. Employees must be entered in the payroll system at least one day prior to getting a card.
The Cardinal Card is the official identification card for University of Louisville students, faculty, and staff.
What can I do with my Cardinal Card?
Please visit one of our office locations if you need to obtain a replacement card. All replacement cards are $10.00.
Cardholders are responsible for purchases made on lost or stolen cards before the card is reported lost or stolen either online or to the Cardinal Card Office (502-852-7520). If a card is not reported lost or stolen, the cardholder is responsible for all purchases made on their lost or stolen card.