ServiceService Card

Multifunctional card for employees

The Service Card is a multifunctional card for Heidelberg University employees which enables the user to access various services offered by the University Library and the University Computing Centre.
This card does not have a payment function and cannot be used for payment at the University canteens, on public printers and copiers or for other services provided by the Studierendenwerk.

Target group

  • University employees



University employees who have a Uni ID receive a service card for:

  • Use at the central printing, scanning and copy stations at University institutions (not for use on public copiers with a payment function)
  • Use as a time card (in work areas with electronic time tracking)
  • Use as an ID for the University Library
  • Use as an access card (for institutions that use the University's electronic conditional access system).

Access and requirements

After receiving their Uni ID, new employees can request a Service Card through the University Library (UB) via the linked web form.

The card will then be sent to the work address you provided.

Should you lose your Service Card, you can cancel the card and request for it to be reissued through the University Library.

The Service Card is valid until the end of your employment. After the completion of your employment, please return the card to your department/office.

Technical Information

In addition to the first and last name of the card owner, there is a unique combination of letters and numbers (e.g. xy123) as well as a card number printed on the Service Card.
You receive a Uni ID upon your employment at Heidelberg University. There is a chip series number on the card chip. No further information is saved on the card.