Bison One Card

Bison One Card

The Bison One Card is the official Howard University ID card for active or registered students, faculty, staff, contractors, and summer program participants.

A valid ID card (US gov't issued ID or valid Passport) is required to receive an initial card.

There is no charge for an initial card for students, faculty, staff, and contractors.

Notices

Photos submitted to the Bison One Card Office become the property of Howard University, will be used for official and administrative purposes only, and are not returned.

The Bison One Card is the property of Howard University and is governed by the rules and regulations set forth by the Howard University.

The Bison One Card is not transferable, must not be used by anyone other than the issued cardholder, and must be carried while on Howard University property.

Students

As a new student, when picking up your initial Bison One Card, you are required to bring a valid US gov't issued ID or a valid Passport.

As a Student Employee your primary role is Student, you will not receive a title of Faculty, Staff, Contractor, or Temporary on your Bison One Card.

Faculty/Staff

As a new faculty or staff member, when picking up your initial Bison One Card, you are required to bring a valid US gov't issued ID or a valid Passport.

Please make sure to provide your Workday ID number.  You can find your Workday ID number by logging into Workday (https://howard.okta.com) and navigating to your Profile.

Contractor

As a new contractor, a sponsoring department on campus must add you to Workday as a Contingent, before you can pick up your initial Bison One ID card.

You are required to bring a valid US gov't issued ID or a valid Passport.

Please make sure to provide your Workday ID number.  You can find your Workday ID number by logging into Workday (https://howard.okta.com) and navigating to your Profile.  If you cannot access Workday then ask your sponsoring department for assistance.

Summer Program Participant

The Bison One Card Office will work directly with the summer program coordinator to provide temporary Bison One Cards and services to summer program participants.

Summer program participants that will reside in a Howard University residence hall will need their temporary Bison One Card to access their residence hall and do laundry.

Summer Stay Guest/Intern

The Bison One Card Office will work directly with the residence hall summer coordinator to process temporary Bison One Cards.

Summer stay guests or Interns that will reside in a Howard University residence hall will need their temporary Bison One Card to access their residence hall and do laundry.

Lost Cards

Deactivate your Bison One Card:

Deactivate your lost Bison One Card immediately by logging into the Bison One Card eAccounts website.

  1. Bison One Card eAccounts website 
    1. Click on "Card Services"
    2. Click on "Deactivate Card"
    3. Select your card number
    4. Click on "Deactivate Card"
  2. You may also contact the Bison One Card Office.

Card Replacement Fee:

A $10 card replacement fee is required for lost Bison One Cards.

Payment Methods:
  • Credit payment is accepted at the Cashier's Office located at 2400 6th St. NW, Suite 115
    • Bring your receipt from the Cashier's Office to the Bison One Card Office
  • Bison Bucks payment is accepted

Damaged Cards

A $10 card replacement fee is required for replacement of damaged Bison One Cards.

Causes:
  • Bent
  • Hole punched
  • Cracked
Payment Methods:
  • Credit payment is accepted at the Cashier's Office located at 2400 6th St. NW, Suite 115
    • Bring your receipt from the Cashier's Office to the Bison One Card Office
  • Bison Bucks payment is accepted

Expired Cards

If your Bison One Card is within 60 days or past the expiration date, please visit the Bison One Card Office to replace your card.

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