First Zip Card

Students attending classes on The University of Akron Main Campus may stop by the Zip Card office located in Simmons Hall room 103 to receive your first Zip Card. You must be enrolled in classes for the current semester or be currently employed by the University.

Orientation Students:

Students scheduled for New Student Orientation will receive an email invitation with a link to upload a photo for your Zip Card. Emails are sent to your University of Akron student email account. There will be time on orientation day to stop by the Zip Card office to have your photo taken. You will receive your Zip Card on your orientation day.

Online Students:

Students that are 100% online and do not come to campus, may email the Zip Card office at, and we will provide a link so that you may upload a photo for your first Zip Card.

Wayne Campus Students:

Students attending classes at the Wayne Campus may contact the Student Services Center at (330) 684-8900 or visit the Student Services Center in the lobby of the Wayne Campus main building entrance.

Replacement Zip Card:

There is no charge for the first card, but if your card should become lost or stolen, there is a cost of $20 for a replacement card.