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Faculty and Staff YU-cards

The YU-card is your ticket to academic resources and scholastic savings across campus, as well as resources at other institutions!

  • Save Time:  YU-card transactions are 3x faster than cash and 6x faster than credit and debit.
  • Save Money:  get access to deals and discounts across campus, including the new Bookstore Rewards program!
  • Keep Track:  load Flex Dollars and track your balance online.

Get set up

If you’re eligible, visit the YU-card Office to have your photo taken. You will need your York employee ID number and one piece of valid, government-issued photo identification. Your photo will be taken and you will receive your YU-card on the spot.

Are YU eligible?

Please check the eligibility list below to determine if you are eligible for a YU-card.

Employee Eligibility List

Employees in the following categories are eligible for a YU-card:

  • Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 - 1
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 Part-Time
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees 3903-2
  • Confidential, Professional & Managerial
  • Host Teachers
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Osgoode Hall Law School Association
  • Post-doctoral Fellows
  • Research Assistants
  • Research Associates
  • York University Faculty Association
  • York University Staff Association - Unit 1
  • York University Staff Association - Unit 3
  • YUELI Contract Teachers

Retiree Eligibility List

University retirees in the following categories are eligible to obtain a retiree YU-card:

  • Canadian Union of Public Employees 1356 - 1
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees 3903-2
  • Confidential, Professional & Managerial
  • CUPE 1356 Full-time
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Osgoode Hall Law School Association
  • York University Faculty Association
  • York University Staff Association