ID Station

a student is renewing their student ID at Da Lava Tube

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What is an ID card Used For?

  • Borrow books at the UH Hilo Library
  • Lunch card (Load points at Sodexo in Campus Center Room 108 phone: (808) 932-7352
  • Print card (Loadable at the Library, near the front desk)
  • Admission into the Student Life Center
  • Access to UH Hilo Mailroom

Fall 2020 ID Hours

Fall ID's & Validations are available by appointment only. Appointments can be made starting 08/04/2020 from 9am-3pm. Contact Campus Center at (808) 932-7365 or visit us at room 210 to schedule an appointment or for disability accommodations.

Fall 2020 Orientation Week

Fall ID's & Validations for Orientation Week. August 19-22, 2020 will be reserved for orientation students only. Da Lava Tube hours for orientation week are 9am-3pm. In observance of Statehood Day Da Lava Tube will be closed on 08/21/2020. Contact Campus Center at (808) 932-7365 or visit us at room 210 for any questions.

Obtaining an ID Card (Student, Faculty & Staff)

All new, incoming students and faculty/staff are entitled to a University of Hawaii ID card for $10.00. New IDs can be purchased throughout the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) in Lava Landing.

All ID cards are issued at the Campus Center's Da Lava Tube. We are conveniently located in the heart of campus‚ÄĒCampus Center Room 204, in Lava landing.

Please be sure to bring a valid photo ID (driver's license, state ID with expiration date, passport, etc.) in order for us to issue your UH ID. If you're unable to provide a valid photo ID, please contact Campus Center at (808) 932-7365.

Student ID cards need to be "validated" each semester that the student is enrolled. To obtain validation, students will need to be registered for that semester. Validation is free.

Library will not refund any monies for lost or stolen student ID cards.

We accept cash or check only.

Replacement ID Cards

If your ID card is lost or stolen, a replacement ID card can be made. There is a replacement fee of $10.00 assessed for all ID cards that need to be re-issued. If you would like to replace your existing ID card you may obtain a new one for $5.00 by returning your old ID card.


Fill out the RCUH ID Card Application Form (PDF)


Campus Center Room 210
Phone: (808) 932-7365