Get Your New OWLcard!Use your OWLcard to enter Temple buildings, access the gym, dine in our food court, spend Diamond Dollars, print in the TECH Center and so much more. Why use a separate ID card when Temple offers the OWLcard Mobile solution !
Get started NOW!Important! Students must be registered for an Orientation session, or summer or fall classes before the system will let you add OWLcard to your wallet.
Your Fully Mobile OWLcard
The OWLcard is Temple University's ID card. Your OWLcard allows you to do just about everything: access campus buildings, buy a meal as part of your university meal plan or at any of the 100+ vendors who partner with Temple's Diamond Dollars program.
If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student, you must submit a photo electronically as part of your Next Steps process on TUportal. Please read the following instructions about proper photo submission. If you require a physical OWLcard, you must make an appointment to visit the OWLcard Office. You will need your TUid# (9 digits beginning with a 9) and a government issued photo ID (driver's license, passport, military ID).
Faculty and staff
All Temple employees are required to carry their OWLcard and display this official identification to access university facilities. Every OWLcard has the ability to be used as a debit account for Diamond Dollars, all you need to do is make a deposit. Employees can deposit money through cash, check, credit card or payroll deduction form.
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