The Bearkat OneCard signifies your status as an active member of the Sam Houston State University community, serving as your official employee identification card and much more. 

Please be aware it is University policy that all Faculty and Staff members obtain and activate a Bearkat OneCard.  In order to purchase a parking permit, attend Bearkat sporting events, utilize the Recreational Sports facility, or check out books from the Newton Gresham Library, as well as access other campus services and facilities, you must have an active Bearkat OneCard. 

There is no charge for your initial Bearkat OneCard, so please stop by one of our office locations (Main campus - Estill Building, Suite 230 or The Woodlands Center- One Stop Shop) between the hours of 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday to request your card. If you are unable to come to one of our office locations, you may request your Bearkat OneCard online by logging onto our website at

All new faculty and staff members are required to present an official government-issued photo ID to request their Bearkat OneCard from the OneCard office (located in Estill Bldg. Suite 230). Contact : Bearkat OneCard Services (4-2273, )

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