UNCW One Card

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NEW! Welcome Seahawks!

The UNCW One Card Office will have extended hours for Spring Semester Move-In, January 15, 16 and 19. Those who submitted photos online will be able to either pick-up on their move-in date on January 15 or 16, or at the Orientation Event on January 19 (or in-office after the event concludes). 

Please contact onecard@uncw.edu with any questions or 910.962.3560. 

One Card Office Hours
Friday, January 15 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, January 16 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday & Monday, January 17 & 18 CLOSED
Tuesday, January 19 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Important information if you are unable to pick up your One Card during our office hours:

  • Residence Hall Access: You will be able to access your residence building with your room key (contact housing@uncw.edu with any questions)
  • Meal Access: You may eat at Wagoner Dining Hall by informing the attendant at the front that you were unable to pick up your card during move-in and providing your student ID number (begins with 850 and can be found in SeaNet) (through 01/20; contact campusdining@uncw.edu with any questions) 

UNCW One Card

The UNCW One Card is the official form of identification on campus.Your One Card allows the use of campus facilities, and provides safe, easy access to university services and events. With your valid UNCW One Card, you can check out materials at Randall Library, access meal plans or food dollars at campus dining locations, ride the Seahawk Shuttle and WAVE transit buses FREE and much more.

Seahawk Buck$ is the debit account feature of the UNCW One Card. With prepaid funds, you can make purchases at all food service locations, UNCW Bookstore, vending machines, student copiers, health center, pharmacy, UNCW Seahawk Mail, iPrint locations and iPrint Business Center, and more.

The UNCW One Card Online Management Center gives you access to view your account balances. For more information, view our handout.

How to Check Your One Card Balances

  1. Log in to the UNCW One Card Online Management Center 
  2. You will see a number of cards list on the left. Scroll down to find  the account you are looking for (i.e. Seahawk Bucks, Meal Plan, Food Dollars, Bookstore Dollars).
    • Your Food Dollar, Seahawk Bucks or Bookstore Dollars balance will be reflected on the bottom right side of the correct card. Select the card and scroll back up to see transaction information.
    • Your Meals balance will be reflected by clicking on the correct meal plan card listed at the bottom. Scroll back up to see available balance and transaction information. 

Getting Your UNCW One Card

New Student Instructions

New students should submit their photo online to the UNCW One Card Online Photo Submission found in MySeaport prior to orientation. For more information on how to submit your photo online, reference our One Card Photo Submission Guide.

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How do I get my UNCW One Card?

Graduate Student Instructions

If you are a graduate student, you need a Student ID as well. For more information go to our Graduate Student information page.


If you have any questions, please contact 910.962.3560 or onecard@uncw.edu.

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