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The university offers UHD students, employees and alumni the UHD ID card.   The UHD ID card is the official identification card of the university and it is issued to provide access to facilities and services such as the university library, the computer labs and to Sports & Fitness.

The first UHD ID card is free for students and employees.  A replacement ID card is $10.  The UHD ID card is $10 for alumni.  The UHD ID card is available at the Student Life Center during its normal hours of operation.

What do you need to get a UHD ID card?

1. Go to the Student Life Center. ​
2. An official government issued photo ID must be presented prior to obtaining a UHD ID card.
3. The status o​​f the student or employee must indicate as current or active according to the official university records.
4. The status of the alumnus must indicate that the individual is a graduate of UHD according to the official university records.

​The UHD ID card is non-transferable.  Misuse of the card may result in disciplinary action by the university.  Lost, stolen or damaged cards should be reported to Sports and Fitness immediately.

Gator Card Mobile Upload​
(not available for alumni)

1. Complete online photo submission

To apply for your Gator Card, first complete the online photo submission at  Please allow 24-48 business hours for your photo to be reviewed. Once your online request is reviewed you will receive a confirmation email indicating that your photo has been approved or denied.

2. Pick up your Gator Card

Once your online photo submission is approved and you receive an email informing you that your card is ready for pick up, please pick up your card at the Student Life Center Member Services Counter on the 3rd floor. Student Life Center hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 7am-9pm and Friday 7am-7pm

3. Digital Gator Card 

Once your online photo submission is approved you then have the option to have an digital Gator Card on your mobile device. 

Please note that we do not mail out Gator Cards, this is to ensure the integrity of our program and to protect our students, faculty and staff. You must bring a valid government issued photo identification prior to receiving your physical Gator Card. Acceptable forms of a valid government issued photo identification include: US or Foreign Passport/Visa, US driver's License, US State or Federal issued ID, US Military Card or Permanent Resident Card.

If you plan to use the digital Gator Card, please dow​nload the following app from your Apple or Android store.  You will receive an email notification once your photo is approved.

 TouchNet id image

Android Store:


Apple Store:

4. Deactivating your Gator Card

To deactivate your card in your Touchnet app, please select the deactivation link. Once your card has been deactivated you will need to contact Sports and Fitness at to reactivate your card before a new one is printed. Replacement cards are $10. Deactivation can also be requested over the phone at (713) 221-8539 between the hours 8:00 am-5:00 pm cst, Monday through Friday

If you have Gator Cash on your card, please contact University Business Services Office to make sure your funds have been transferred to the new ID once printed. That office can be reached at (713) 221-8611, business hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm cst, Monday through Friday.​

Last updated 1/20/2022 5:05 AM