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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 buildings at Örebro University are closed nights between 23:00–06:00. Students wanting to study during night hours may visit Långhuset and Campus USÖ  which are open 23:00–06:00.

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

To activate your card: you must be registered for courses during 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.
  • Your signature must be written on the back of the card.
  • Each use of the card as a key card means that your name, personal ID number, time of usage and the card reader in question are logged.
  • 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 not to be lent to anyone else.
  • Your signature must be written on the back of the card.
  • Read the University Library borrowing rules carefully.
  • Each use of the card as a library card means that your name, personal ID number are logged 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.
  • Your signature must be written on the back of the card.
  • Read the Technical Support Services borrowing equipment rules carefully.
  • Each use of the card for borrowing purposes means that your name, personal ID number are logged 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.