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UC Student Card

The UC Student Card is issued in partnership with the Bank Santander automatically after the enrolment and registration. In order to know all the advantages associated with this partnership of the University of Coimbra click at » 

It is the Identification Document used in exams, libraries and other services of the UC; it enables the access to the UC buildings and classes, and a lot more!

NOTE: The card is indispensable to access the University buildings daily.

Clique para mais informação... Do you have to do anything to obtain your Student card?

No. The UC issues automatically the cards for all the students who enrol/register at the UC, including those admitted by means of the National Contest of Access and Admission (CNA) - check the questions below

To this end, students just need to have their photo and personal data, including the name to be included in the card (given name and one or two surnames), inserted at InforEstudante.

Clique para mais informação... Where do you pick up your Student Card?

After the student card is issued, it is sent to the Faculty/Department, and it is registered and validated. This procedure triggers an automatic notification to the Student with the information necessary for him/her to pick it up:

(1) At the Student Assistance Office/Service of the course's Faculty or Department:
» If you are a student of a course at the UC (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD or Non-Degree Course). 
» Regarding the Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FCTUC), the card will be sent to the Department responsible for the cycle of studies/course.

(2) At the International Relations Unit (DRI):
» If you are a mobility incoming student admitted by means of the Special Contest of Access and Admission.

(3) At the In-Person Assistance of the Academic Management Services in Polo 1 (Student Hub):

» If you are an International Student admitted by means of the Special Contest of Access and Admission or a student registered only for Isolated Curricular Units.

Clique para mais informação... How to obtain a new Student Card?

If there is a malfunction, theft or loss of the card, still within the expiry date, you must contact your Faculty/Department so that a new one is issued.

» The Faculty/Department operationalises this request by means of the option “Request for a Card Reissuance”) at the “UC Card Management” Platform.

If you want to change information of your student card, (for example, your photo), or you need a brand new student card, then you must request a new card by doing the same thing.

» The Faculty/Department operationalises this request by means of the option “Request a new card” at the “UC Card Management” Platform.