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ID Center

Mission Statement

The mission of the WKU ID Card Office, a division of Enrollment and Student Experience, is to provide essential services in support of the University in administering the following areas: WKU ID Card, Big Red and Dining dollar program, Campus Identification Card Administration, and WKU Dining Services Meal Plan Administration.

How to Reach Us

Downing Student Union 2125  |  (270) 745-2417  |  idcenter@lists.wku.edu  | M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM


Spending Accounts and Meal Plans
Get a Card
New & Replacement Cards

 Get a card for the first time or request a replacement.


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Get a Card
Your Accounts
Spending Accounts & Meal Plans

Learn about the different account options, manage your account, and check your balances.

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Policies and FAQ
Report a Lost/Stolen Card
Disable Your Card

Report a lost or stolen card and disable access to keep your accounts and building access secure.

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Policies & FAQ

Terms and conditions, policies, and frequently asked questions.

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 There are many uses for your card across campus, including, but not limited to:



Spending Accounts & Meal Plans

U.S. Bank Partnership

Big Red Dollars

Dining Dollars

Meal Plans

Meal Plan Dollars

Flex Plan

Events / Buildings / Materials

Athletic Event Entry

Special Event Entry 

Attendance Reporting

Check Out Library Materials

Preston Health & Activities Center

WKU Parking Permits

Computer Labs / Printing



Athletic Tickets

Area Merchants

WKU Dining Locations (F/S)

The WKU Store (F/S)



Residence Hall Entry

Residence Hall Visitation

Check Cashing




The WKU ID Card is the official ID card of all Western Kentucky University students, faculty, and staff.

It should be carried at all times on WKU property. 


Downing Student Union 2125  |  (270) 745-2417  |  idcenter@lists.wku.edu  | M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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 Last Modified 5/9/24