Your Deacon OneCard has your photo, name and University ID Number for use as an identification tool similar to state driver’s license or identification cards. It is your responsibility to carry your valid Deacon OneCard with you at all times. You must present your Deacon OneCard to any University official upon demand. During emergencies or special occasions, you may be required to have your Deacon OneCard visible at all times.
All residence halls are locked twenty-four hours per day for your safety and security. For added safety and security, entries and alarms from the card access system may be monitored at the University Police office twenty-four hours a day.
As an undergraduate student, a valid Deacon OneCard will allow access to all residence halls on campus from 7:00 AM until Midnight daily. From midnight until 7:00 AM daily, access will be limited to the residents of the particular residence hall or suite.
A valid Deacon OneCard will also allow you access to the Library for after-hours study (except during break periods), the Fitness Center during their business hours. During your tenure at Wake Forest University, you may be allowed card access to certain labs, classrooms or other areas on campus. Some approved University faculty and staff also have access to the residence halls during various hours of the day.
If the card reader light is solid red, you will need to use your Deacon OneCard for access. After placing your Deacon OneCard on the reader, the light indicator will turn green and unlock the door briefly if access is allowed to that area. If the card reader light is green, the door is unlocked. If the light flashes red, access is not allowed. If the light flashes red and access to the area should be allowed or if the light continues to flash red, please contact the Deacon OneCard Office at 336.758.1949 or University Police at 336.758.5591 for assistance.
To manage your Deacon Dining Account,
you must go through Deacon Dining.
The Deacon OneCard Office facilitates the use of the card for this purpose, but does not have access to your Deacon Dining account and the associated financial transactions.
You can access specific dining services by calling or visiting the Deacon Dining Office
- Phone: 336.758.5607
- Reynolda Hall, Room 012 – Monday-Friday 8:30 AM -4:30 PM
Your Deacon OneCard may be used at various locations on campus for events such as theatre performances, music recitals, concerts, art exhibits, movies, guest lectures, intramural sports, Student Union activities, Student Government elections and football games. Some events may also require a fee for entrance. Basketball tickets are handled through the Athletic Department Ticket Office, 336.758.5614 or 336.758.5613.
Libraries on campus use the Deacon OneCard barcode as a means of identification for use of library materials including checking out items. You may also be required to show your Deacon OneCard upon entry at the library. If you are having issues with printing, please check with the library circulation desk to get assistance prior to coming to the Deacon OneCard Office.
Reynolds Gym Privileges
Access to Reynolds Gym is included with enrollment for all full-time undergraduate students. Graduate students have the option to join the Gym for a fee. All community members use their Deacon OneCard to gain access to Reynolds Gym. Please note, that if you get a replacement Deacon OneCard there may be an overnight delay in gym activation due to processes that take place between the two systems.