CAVScard

The UVA Wise CAVScard

The CAVS card is your official College identification. The card is valid only when the bearer is a UVA Wise registered student and/or employee. This card is to be used only for identification purposes and to access authorized campus services and/or facilities including:

  • Debit/Vending Card Purchases (for vending, laundry, bookstore, & cafeteria)
  • Meal Plan Card
  • Library Card
  • Athletic Pass (for all regular season home events)

Students, faculty and staff can register and login to our CAVS card GET Portal and add funds to their CAVS card accounts. Learn more about managing funds on your CAVS card.

How do I get a CAVS card?

Residential Freshmen

  • Upload your own photo: Cards with uploaded photo will be available at Move-In if photo is uploaded within 3 business days of your move-in day appointment.
  • Visit Campus Mail Services: If you choose to not upload a photo, you may visit Campus Mail Services on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center to take a photo and receive the card. Cards will be made M – F from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  • The $5 new card fee was included in your orientation registration.
  • Cards will not be available prior to Move-In.

Residential Transfers

  • Upload your own photo: Cards with uploaded photo and payment of the $5 new card fee at Campus Mail Services will be available at Move-In if photo is uploaded within 3 business days of your move-in appointment.
  • Visit Campus Mail Services: If you choose to not upload a photo, you may visit Campus Mail Services on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center to take a photo, pay the $5 new card fee, and receive the card. Cards will be made M – F from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  • Cards will not be available prior to Move-In.

Commuter Students

  • Upload your own photo: Cards with uploaded photo and will be available at arrival on campus at Campus Mail Services on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center.
  • Visit Campus Mail Services: If you choose to not upload a photo, at arrival on campus for fall classes, you may visit Campus Mail Services on the 4th floor of the Slemp Student Center to take a photo and receive the card.
  • There is a $5 new card fee for new transfers students; the fee was included in the orientation registration fee for new freshmen.
  • Cards will be available beginning Monday, August 24.

Remote Instruction Students

Cards will not be available prior to Move-In (starts August 5 by appointment) or Freshman Expedition (August 9-10).

How do I upload my photo?

Students & employees have the option to upload a photo for their id. All uploaded photos must follow these guidelines:

  • Color photo with white/off-white background, take within last 6 months
  • Clear image of your face centered in photo (no social media filters)
  • No sunglasses; eyeglasses may be worn, but ensure no flash
  • No caps/hats, headbands, masks, etc.

Using the mobile app to upload a photo:

  • Download the GET Mobile App for iOS or Android.
  • Select “The University of Virginia’s College at Wise”
  • Login using your UVA Wise ID (email without the “@uvawise.edu”) and password
  • If you have a current photo, it will be visible.
  • Choose the menu button for SETTINGS.
  • In Settings, choose UPLOAD PHOTO and click CHOOSE PHOTO to either take a photo or upload one from your photo library.
  • After submitting your chosen photo, it will be reviewed by UVA Wise and you will receive a notification email.

Using a computer to upload a photo:

  • Visit the CAVS card GET Portal
  • Login using your UVA Wise ID (email without the “@uvawise.edu”) and password
  • In Quick Links, choose UPLOAD ID PHOTO. If you have a current photo, it will be visible.
  • Select BROWSE to select from your image files or select UPLOAD to use your web cam to take a photo for upload.
  • After submitting your chosen photo, it will be reviewed by UVA Wise and you will receive a notification email.

Problems with upload? Email wkg2f@uvawise.edu.

How do I report a lost or stolen card?

Login to our CAVS card GET Portal and report the card missing. This will immediately disable the card rendering it useless for campus dining and all campus declining balance usage (bookstore, laundry, etc.).

Please value your card as you would your driver’s license or credit card. A $15.00 fee will be charged for replacement of this card if it is lost or damaged. Lending of this card or failure to present it upon request by a College official is a violation of College policy. The fraudulent possession of another person’s card may result in the confiscation of the card and/or College disciplinary action.

Changes to the CAVS card terms and conditions will apply to all cards and supersede those in effect at the time the card was issued.

If a card is found, please return this card to:
UVA Wise Mail Services
4th floor Student Center
Wise, Virginia 24293

 

For more information, call 276.328.0209 or email mail.idservices@uvawise.edu.