U Card Description


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Your UCard
UMD UCard, the front and back of the UCard

Front of card:

Your photo: Your photo will be taken at the UCard Office.

Your role on campus: Your role in PeopleSoft (Faculty/Staff/Student) will determine the role name to be printed.

Your preferred name: Your preferred name as listed in the PeopleSoft system.

Back of card:

Your role on campus: Your role in PeopleSoft (Faculty/Staff/Student) will determine the role name to be printed.

Your ID number: Your student or employee ID number.

Your UCard number: Your unique number that associates you with your UCard. It is used by the University Library and various other locations.

Your legal name: As printed on your transcript/registration.

Your Smart Card number: Your unique number that is recorded allowing tap access to doors/buildings.

Date your UCard was issued: The date your UCard was printed.

Unauthorized and/or fraudulent use of a UCard warrants immediate confiscation and/or disciplinary action. Fraudulent use of a UCard may include, but is not limited to: misrepresentation or attempted misrepresentation of identity via the issuance of a UCard; misrepresentation or attempted misrepresentation of identity via the use of a UCard; the provision of a UCard to another individual for any purpose; the duplication or attempted duplication of a UCard; and/or the alteration, defacement or attempted alteration or defacement of a UCard.