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4. Retrieve your HiG card

The HiG card gives you access to the premises as well as to the study rooms, labs and campus computers you may need during your study period. The card is also your library card as well as your copy card.

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

Main Entrance and Reception are closed. We are right now closed due to the restrictions surrounding Covid-19. But as a student, you can enter the University every day between 05.00-24.00 with your HiG card . You also have access to the computer rooms on campus.

Library card

You can use the HiG card as a library card if you activate it at the Library. More information in step five.

Copying and printing

There are several public printers in various locations throughout the university campus. You can use your HiG card to access and manage the campus printing services. New students are provided with free printouts for 100 SEK. When needed, you can add funds to your printout-account online through the print portal.

How to print and add funds to your card

Order your HiG-card

You order your HiG card at There you log in with your user account and password. The HiG card is sent home to your population registration address. Estimated processing time is 1-3 days and postage.

Order your HiG card at


Högskolan i Gävle

Phone: 026-64 85 00

Published by: Satu Moberg Page responsible: Lisa Olsson Updated: 2021-07-16
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)