MTU Smartcard

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Your card will provide you with access to the following

  • Campus copiers (debit account)
  • Campus print services
  • Campus reprographic services (this is a cash free facility payment by card only)
  • Library access
  • Library book checkout
  • Access to laboratories (limited based on student/course requirements)
  • Food service/shop purchases (debit account)
  • Campus car parking facilities


The MTU SmartCard is your primary form of campus identification and all staff and students are expected to have a card. You can obtain your card from the Reprographics & Card Services Office, Room S102, Ground Floor outside of the Nexus Student Centre, MTU Bishopstown Campus. 


Please note the opening hours listed below. For the first semester, the Office is open from 5.00pm to 7.30pm Monday to Thursday for the first 3 weeks. For the second semester, the Office is open from 5.00pm to 7.00pm Monday to Thursday for the first 2 weeks.


The Smart Card acts as a personal electronic purse in which you can deposit money for use at "Smart" locations. There are a number of methods to top up your card.


  • Through the web portal, where money can be transferred from your bank account via your Laser or Credit Card onto your debit account. This portal can be accessed from the myCIT homepage, or by clicking here
  • You can top up your SmartCard at all shops, the main canteen and the Bistro.


Please read the terms and conditions of SmartCard use.


Reprographics & Card Services Office


Room S101,
Ground Floor, just outside the Nexus Student Centre.


Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday

8.30am - 1.00pm & 1.30pm - 4.30pm
8.30am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Services provided:

Issuing a new SmartCard

Issuing a replacement SmartCard (€10 fee which is paid for in campus shops)