The CampusCard is used as:
- Student ID card
- Plastic money (student canteen)
Load monetary value onto card via ATM machine in the student canteen.
- Library card
In the planning stages.
Note: In order to use the library at Karlsruhe University TH, current users need to have their old card number transferred onto their new Campus Card by the library. New users please apply for an account directly at the library at Karlsruhe University TH.
- Ticket for local transport
The semester ticket for Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund KVV (free use of trams and buses from 7p.m. to 3 a.m.) is already included on the card. You can extend this service at KVV service center (Marktplatz).
Data stored on the Campus Card:
On the card surface:
- Picture of card holder
- Student's name
- Student ID number
- Name of the student's degree program
- KVV ticket
On the Mifare-chip:
- Mifare serial number
- University code
- Monetary value
|Mifare serial number:||4 Byte Integer|
|GID (global ID):||8 digit identification code|
|University code:||"6760" for Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences|
|PIN:||5-digit confidential key|
|Monetary value (student canteen):||2 sectors with the amount, group, administrative data, purse number, and secret key|
|Administrative data:||Code, here: Student Service|
|Purse number:||7-digit key|
Where to get the CampusCard?
Contact information desk in Student Registry, Building R
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Monday to Thursday 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tel. +49 721/925-1075
How to use the CampusCard
When handling your CampusCard, please use and store carefully. DO NOT
- bend or subject to heavy pressure
- subject to heat, cold or radiation (e.g. microwave)
- dirty or use when dirty
In this way, it will last throughout your entire period of study.
If your CampusCard is lost or broken
Please contact the information desk in the Student Registry. Specify your student ID number and GID. In order to issue a replacement, there is a fee of 5 Euros. If the card is broken, please hand it in to receive new card. If defect is not due to improper use, card will be replaced free of charge.
Please take with you the "Speicherung personenbezogener Daten im Chip Ihrer Campus-Card" sheet, which you receive when obtaining the first card. This will help to track the monetary value stored on the broken card. To restore the amount, contact the Studentenwerk Karlsruhe (Student Services), Adenauer-Ring 7 (Mr. Bittner or Mr. Popke). If the CampusCard has been lost, it is not possible to restore the monetary credit to the card.
Every semester, the card must be validated at one of the validation machines (next to information desk in the Student Registry). Insert card into machine. After approx. 15 seconds, you will hear printing, then the card will slide out slowly.
If the old data is still printed on the card surface, you have not properly re-registered. Please see your study program counselor at the Student Registry.
If the card appears without any data printed on, it may be dirty or scratched. Please try again. Do not use strong detergents when cleaning the card. Carry the card in protective cover and do not bend.