Getting a BearCard

To get your BearCard (UCA ID), come to the BearCard Center:

Bernard Hall, 110

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For new students:

  • Schedule of Classes (You MUST be registered for classes)
  • Photo ID (Passport, Driver’s License, or Military ID)

For current students:

  • Replacement cards are $10. (Debit/Credit cards, Cash, Checks)
  • You will need to know your ID number (B00012345)

For full-time and part-time Faculty or Staff:

  • If this is the first time you are getting a BearCard, you will need a Verification Slip provided by Human Resources in Wingo 106.
  • Replacement cards are $10. (Debit/Credit cards, Cash, Checks)


  • For your protection, we do not use social security numbers.
  • If obtaining a BearCard for the first time, you will not be charged.