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University card

For after-hours access to the university's facilities and in order to borrow books at the University Library or equipment at Technical Support Services, you need a University Card. This card also gives you access to your school's computer rooms and labs.

Most of the houses at Örebro University are night closed between 23:00-06:00. Students who want to study during nighttime are cited to Långhuset and Campus USÖ that will be available between 23:00-06:00.

Pick up your University Card at the Student Services Centre, the University Library or at Technical Support Services on campus. Students at Campus Grythyttan can fetch their cards at the Library in Måltidens hus.

To be able to activate your card you need to be registered on a course for the current semester. The card is activated via Studentforum.

If you have any questions about your University Card or if the key card function is not working, please contact the Student Services Centre (Studentcentrum), email This is an email address.

Distance learning students

As a distance learning student you will need a University Card. The card functions as a library card and is also used when logging onto the library databases and for access to the library's other electronic services. It can also be used as a key card or if you wish to borrow technical equipment. Order your University Card online via the order form below. The University Card will be sent to you in connection with the start of the course. 

University Card order form for distance learning students

Undertaking of Responsibility for Using the University Card as a Key Card

  • The University Card is for personal use only and may not be lent to anyone else.
  • Write your signature on the back of the card.
  • Every time the card is used as a key card, details of your name, civic registration number and time of usage are registered for the card reader in question.
  • Lost cards must be blocked immediately on the student portal Studentforum.
  • Any improper usage of the card will be investigated.

Additional key card access to other facilities is ordered by your Student Administrator.

Undertaking of Responsibility for Using the University Card as a Library Card at the University Library

  • The University Card is for personal use only and may not be lent to anyone else.
  • Write your signature on the back of the card.
  • Study the University Library rules for borrowing.
  • Every time the card is used as a library card, your name and civic registration number are registered for borrowing at the University Library.
  • Lost cards must be blocked immediately on the student portal Studentforum.
  • Any improper usage of the card will be investigated.

Undertaking of Responsibility for Using the University Card as a Borrowing Card at Technical Support Services

  • The University Card is for personal use only and may not be lent to anyone else.
  • Write your signature on the back of the card.
  • Study the Technical Support Services rules for borrowing equipment.
  • Every time the card is used for borrowing purposes, your name and civic registration number are registered for borrowing at Technical Support Services.
  • Lost cards must be blocked immediately on the student portal Studentforum.
  • Any improper usage of the card will be investigated.