University badges and admittance to the premises
There are many different types of card:
|Type of card||For whom?
|Student card (incl. student exchange card)||identifying you as a student registered (in case of exchange) or enrolled (in case of degree-seeking) at Ghent University - with the exception of people enrolled via exam contract||studentadministration@UGent.be
||identifying you as part of the UGent staff (ATP, ZAP, AAP, OAP, UGent PhD scholarship recipients, certain visiting professors, certain external scholarship recipients)||kaarten.dpo@UGent.be|
|Access card UGent facilities
||can be applied for by UCT
students, UZ staff, certain members of family (student and staff),
pupils of last year secondary school, granting them access to the UGent
restaurants and sports facilities
||via online application or Chantal.VanHuffel@UGent.be|
|Alumni benefits card
||can be applied for by UGent alumni, granting them access to the UGent restaurants, sports facilities and library and certain other benefits||alumni@UGent.be|
||issued to visitors spending a short stay (max. 90 days) under the supervision of a UGent promoter, granting them access to the UGent restaurants, sports facilities, library and certain buildings (they may also apply for a UGent account)||(applied for by department via bezoekerskaart@UGent.be)
||e.g. parking pass, Facility Department card
All cards have a different appearance (electronic pass, photo, barcode), period of validity (specific period, 3 years, 5 years), application/replacement procedure and contact.
Several Ghent University services
supply students and staff with access and/or ID cards. Therefore, replacing lost
cards takes some effort.
- Student ID card: You can request a duplicate by sending
an email to studentadministration@UGent.be. Please mention your full name, your
student number, your current address and the study programme that you are
enrolled for. An administrative cost will be charged. You will need to come and
collect the card in person and pay by bankcard. No cost will be charged if you
can present an official police declaration that your card was stolen, or in case
of an faulty card.
- Personnel ID card (incl. UGent card): report the loss via
- Access card UGent facilities:
re-apply for a card via the online application (in Dutch).
- Access and Parking pass: report the loss or theft of the card asap to permanentie@UGent.be. The card will be immediately blocked. You will have to pay a fee for a new card.