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GU card

The GU card functions as:

Ordering card

To order your GU card you have to be a registered on a course in Ladok at University of Gothenburg. Follow the instructions in Order GU card and then visit the nearest Servicecenter to get photographed and pick up your card. 

Please observe that if you have had a GU card before you cannot order a new card through the Portal. Please visit one of our Servicecenters for assistance.

Your face has to be visible at the photo, and preferably you shouldn't wear sunglasses or headgear. 

How to update 

You use the same card for as long as you are a student at the University of Gothenburg. You update your card in the nearest Servicecenter or service station when you have a new course registration i Ladok.

The date on the front of your card (year and month) shows for how long it is valid as an access card. To use the access function, your card has to be updated. Under "My GU card" you find how long valid date you will get once the card is updated. 

The library function works continuously and is not affected by the valid date on the card.

Block a lost card

If you lose your GU card, you must immediately block it. You do this under "Block your GU card" or at the nearest Servicecenter. Bring a valid ID to Servicecenter to get a new card. A new card costs 50 SEK. 

If you have a malfunctioning card we will replace it without any charge. Also, if your card is stolen, no fee will be charged. In case of theft you must be able to present a copy of the police report to be excluded from paying the fee.


Important notice about ordering the GU card:
It might take up to 30-60 minutes for your registration to be transferred from Ladok to the GU card system. If you just registered on your course and get an error message when trying to order the card - please wait the above stated time and try again. 

Find our Servicecenters and service stations

Here are our Servicecenters

Service stations for updating your card yourself is also available at:

The School of Business, Economics and Law (by the reception, Vasagatan 1)

Lindholmen (Out of order due to renovation)

The Department of Psychology (next to the elevator by the reception, Haraldsgatan 1)

Page Manager: Servicecenter|Last update: 12/6/2017

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Print date: 2018-01-22

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