Security Door / Parking Garage Key-card

Union Door 24/7
  • Your OneCard provides access to computer labs, sports and recreational facilities, the Harre union, library, parking ramp, various academic buildings, and residence halls.
  • The smart card technology of your OneCard ID, according to various building regulations, assures the safety and security of all by limiting access after hours, restricting admittance, and reporting access violations.
  • Depending on your current requirements and status at the University, your OneCard’s magnetic strip is encoded to grant you access into authorized areas.
  • Additional buildings are being equipped with this technology, so take care of your card and the magnetic strip.
  • For information on how to care for your OneCard ID, visit the Card Care page.

University Mail Center: Package Tracking

The Package Tracking System is a program that enables the University Mail Center and Student Mail Service (SMS) to handle packages more efficiently for all residential students, faculty, and staff.Mail Services
  • Once a package is scanned into the database, an email is sent to the addressee at their @valpo.edu address. The email notifies you if the package is perishable, where to pick up the package and the hours
  • A second email is sent if the package is not picked up after seven days
  • A final email is sent after 14 days
  • All efforts are made to notify the student before anything is returned to the sender

To pick up your package, Mail Services staff will scan the bar code on the back of your OneCard at the University Mail Center or Student Mail Services, and all pending packages will be brought out to you.

Library Services Card

Library Services
  • Your OneCard is used as your library card to check out materials from the Christopher Center for Library & Information Resources.
  • For everyone’s protection, all borrowers must present a OneCard to check out materials at the Christopher Center.
  • We advise you never to loan your OneCard to someone else to check out materials. You are responsible for all items checked out on your OneCard.

Campus Events and Facility Admittance Pass

ARC
  • You can use your OneCard to gain admittance to various events on campus for free or at a reduced price.
  • Your OneCard is useful for admittance to campus events such as: lectures, regularly scheduled athletic events and presentations of the Music and Theatre Departments.
  • Your OneCard ID allows you to use the pool and Cardio-Fitness room in the Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC) as well as the Fitness Center.