Imprints IACCESS


When you log into My IACCESS Account, you will be able to:

  • Change your PIN - Please safeguard your account by changing your PIN immediately.
  • View transactions on your pre-paid, personal account [Please note: You will not be able to view transactions for Student Account Billing or Department Index Numbers.]
  • Suspend your card if it's lost or stolen

Follow these instructions when entering your ID or account number. Your default PIN is 1111 and should be changed immediately to safeguard your account.

Please use numbers only when resetting your PIN.

  • Students: Exclude the “A” and enter your 8-digit PID number.
  • Staff/Faculty: Enter only the last 6-digits of your employee number.
  • Medical Center Affiliates: Enter the 10-digit number found on the front of your Green Card.
  • Department Green Cards: Enter the 10-digit number found on the front of your Green Card. You cannot add value to this departmental recharge card, however, we recommend that you change your PIN for added security.
  • Affiliates: To register your card, visit Imprints in the Geisel Library 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekdays. After your card has been registered, you may login to your account by entering the 8-digit number located on your card.
  • Guests: Enter your 11-digit account number found on the front of your card or on the IACCESS receipt you received when you added value to your account.

Common Card Problems

Insufficient Funds:

Students receive this error message in either of these circumstances:

  • You are not registered for the current academic quarter. Only students who have paid their fees may charge their student accounts. You can still use your card by adding value to your prepaid personal account.
  • Your student account has an unpaid Imprints charge that is 31 – 60 days overdue.
    1. Pay your account at the Cashier’s Office or online.
    2. Visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to reactivate your account. You cannot do this by phone or at any other Imprints location. You can still use your card by adding money to your prepaid personal account.

Staff/Faculty, affiliates and guests receive this message when your prepaid account does not have sufficient funds to process your print/copy request.

Card Suspended:

Students receive this error message when their student account has an unpaid Imprints charge that is 61+ days overdue.

  • Py your account at the Cashier’s Office or online.
  • Visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to reactivate your account. You cannot do this by phone or at any other Imprints location. Your card will not work until it’s been reactivated.

All card holders who receive this error message could have suspended your own card online. Visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to reactivate your card. You cannot do this by phone or at any other Imprints location.

Expired Card:

Only active students, staff, faculty and affiliates can use their UCSD Photo ID card.

Students, check with the Campus Card office if you feel this is an error.

Staff/Faculty, contact your department timekeeper if you feel this is an error.

Affiliates, visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to reactivate your card. If your card has expired, you must purchase a new one at Campus Card and bring it to Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.to activate it.

Card Not Found:

Students and staff/faculty receive this error message if the card being used is not in the Campus Card database. If you are using an older card that was cancelled or reported lost or stolen, you must take your card to the Campus Card office to reactivate it.

Affiliates who receive this message should visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to reactivate your card. You cannot do this by phone or at any other Imprints location.

If you are having trouble using your card or logging into your IACCESS account, please visit Imprints in the Geisel Library weekdays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. or call (858) 534-2534.