About Lions ID Card


The Lions ID Card is the official identification card for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. You will need to keep this card on your person at all times.  Your Lions ID Card proclaims you are a fully privileged member of the UAFS community.

You may be asked to show your official Lions ID Card for/at the following:

  • Athletic Events
  • Facilities Access
  • Campus Entertainment Events
  • Computer Labs/Printing
  • Student Health Center
  • University Library Services
  • University Recreation
  • UAFS Fitness Center
  • University Counseling Center
Your Lions ID Card may, at the cardholder's option, be used to pay for various goods and services on campus and at participating vendors off-campus through the Lions Cash program.

Lions ID Card FAQs

Where and how do I get my Lions ID Card and what are the hours?
On the UA Fort Smith campus, the Lions ID Card is issued at the Records/Registrar Office in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center 222. For more information call (479) 788-7230.
Hours of Operation:
  • Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
  • All University holidays are observed. 
A driver's license, military ID card, or passport must be presented. There is no cost of the first Lions ID Card. Replacement Lions ID Cards cost $20. The card is valid for the entire period that the student attends the University of Arkansas ñ Fort Smith. 
When do I have my Lions ID Card made?
Lions ID card photos are taken at the Registrar’s Office, second floor of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, Monday - Friday, same as office hours. You must bring a photo ID.
All other persons approved for a Lions ID Card will go to the Registrar’s Office to have your photo made and the card issued.  Once you have been officially cleared through the proper channels, your Lions ID Card is ready to use.
My Lions ID Card is lost (or stolen), what do I do?
Immediately report your card lost or stolen so that the card can be deactivated. Report your card lost or stolen by logging in to your Lions ID Card Account.
  1. Click on Account
  2. Click on Deactivate Card
  3. Click on the Deactivate Card button
Further, you may also contact the Registrar’s Office regarding your missing card:
  • Registrar’s Office
  • Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center Room 222
  • University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
  • 5210 Grand Avenue
  • P.O. Box 3649
  • Fort Smith, AR  72913-3649
  • PHONE: (479) 788-7230
The cardholder is responsible for paying any applicable replacement fee prior to or concurrent with the re-issuance of his or her Lions ID Card.
How do I get a replacement Lions ID Card?
Replacement Lions ID Cards are available during regular business hours at the Registrar’s Office on the 2nd floor of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.  The office is open 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday.  A $20 fee must be paid at the Cashier's Office and the receipt brought to Records.