Retrieve your HiG Card

The University of Gävle uses an access card, the HiG Card. You use it to enter the computer rooms and to make printouts. You can pick up the card at the reception after you have created your user account.

The HiG Card has several uses

In order to retrieve your card you must be registered on your first course and be able to present a valid form of identification. The card is free for all students and has three uses. HiG stands for Högskolan i Gävle, which is Swedish for University of Gävle.

Entrance Card

The HiG card is an access card. As a student, you can enter the University with the HiG card, every day between 05.00–24.00. You also have access to the University's general computer rooms.

Copying and Printing

There are several copying and printing machines around campus where you can use your HiG Card.

How to print and add funds to your card

Pick up your HiG Card

You can collect your HiG Card in two ways:

  • Collect your HiG Card at the Reception. You must be registered in Ladok and be able to identify yourself in order to collect the card.
  • If your studies are in distance learning you can order your HiG Card at, there you log in with your user account and password. You must be registered in Ladok to order your card. The HiG Card is sent home to your population registration address. Estimated processing time is 1–3 days and postage.

Please note that if you want to pick up your HiG Card at the reception, you should not order your card via


Reception, profilbild


We are located in "Rävhallen" at the main entrance.

This page was last updated 2024-07-03