Distance Education Student 49er ID Cards

All UNC Charlotte, distance education students who want a University ID card will receive their first 49er ID card at no cost. These cards have a RFID chip and two sets of numbers. Students use the 16-digit number for on-campus transactions. The 9-digit number that appears under the barcode is your permanent UNC Charlotte ID number (also known as the “Banner number”). It begins with 80 and links to the student’s University records.

Why should I request a 49er ID card?

UNC Charlotte students can use their non-photo 49er ID card along with a valid photo ID (driver license or passport) to check out books at the UNC Charlotte library, as well as other UNC system libraries and take proctored exams.

How do I replace my lost 49er ID card?

If you lose your 49er ID card, there is a $20 replacement cost. For more information, contact the 49er Card Office at 704-687-7337, 49erCard@uncc.edu, or visit: Auxillary Services.

What if I want a photo ID?

Distance education students only need a photo 49er ID card if you are going to come to campus regularly.You can visit the 49er Card Office in the Auxiliary Services Building: Room 175 or the ID Card Office in the Popp Martin Student Union: Room 127, to have a photo 49er ID card made. You will need to present a valid photo ID (driver license or passport) and your UNC Charlotte ID number. For more information, contact the 49er Card Office at 704-687-7337, 49erCard@uncc.edu, or visit: Auxillary Services.

Can I punch or drill a hole in my 49er ID card?

It is not recommended for you to punch or drill a hole in the card. This may damage the chip and cause the contactless feature to stop working. If you choose to punch holes in your card, you are responsible for the $20 replacement cost if it no longer works.