The NIU OneCard ID is a photo ID and is the official identification card of Northern Illinois University. All Faculty/Staff, currently enrolled students, retirees, and authorized campus ministers are eligible to obtain a OneCard. (Extra Help employees are not issued OneCards). For identification purposes, a valid Driver’s License, State ID, Military ID, Passport, or Consular ID is required to get a OneCard.
Huskie Bucks is a pre-paid debit account with NIU that is accessed with your OneCard ID. Huskie Bucks are the only method of payment to make copies and do laundry on campus. They are a convenient and great way to take advantage of a variety of dining establishments on or near the university.