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Activating your LU-Card

19 August 2020

For Leiden University students, the LU-Card is both Leiden University ID card and library card. You will need your personal, activated LU-Card to be able to use any of the on-the-spot library facilities.

LU-Card activation desks

Leiden University students can have their LU-Card activated at P.N. van Eyckhof 4, right next to the University Library (UB) on Witte Singel. In The Hague, you can have your card activated at the Wijnhaven building service desk. 

Please bring a valid means of ID!

Leiden LU-Card desk

P.N. van Eyckhof 4

Mon - Fri 8.30 - 18.00

The Hague LU-Card desk

Wijnhaven building

Mon - Fri 11.00 - 16.00

Requesting your LU-Card online

In case you hadn't done so already, please request your LU-Card online. Make sure to have it activated at the van Eyckhof or Wijnhaven building right after receiving the card at your home address.

Foreign students who have not yet registered a Dutch home address with Leiden University, will have their card sent to the LU-Card activation desk after requesting it online. You will be notified as soon as your card is ready for pick-up.

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