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What We Do

Access, Card, and Parking Services facilitates access to campus services via the HawkCard, the university identification card. The HawkCard provides access to: 

*TechCash is the university’s campus-card program in which you can store funds on your ID for on-campus spending. Family and friends can make deposits for you online using your CWID number.

Visit the TechCash Page to learn more.

HawkCard ID

Initial and replacement HawkCards can be obtained by visiting the ACaPS Office in Hermann Hall, 201.

HawkCard Access

Standard HawkCard access is assigned to students, faculty, staff, and tenants upon issuance of their HawkCard in accordance with campus building operating hours. Requests for HawkCard access to additional areas should be directed to by an administrator of the requested location. All requests are subject to review and approval. Access requests will generally receive an initial response within (1) business day.

HawkCard Access Door Issues

Recurring access issues for a specific location should be directed to for resolution. Immediate concerns should be supplemented with a phone call to the ACaPS Office at 312.567.8968 during business hours and Illinois Tech Public Safety after hours at 312.808.6300.

Hours of Operation

Standard hours are Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours are subject to change during holidays or special events. Calling ahead is recommended.