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Blue Demon Card and U-Pass

Mobile Blue Demon Card

The Blue Demon Card is available as a mobile credential. You can add the mobile credential to your phone! Use the mobile credentials at card readers throughout campus. Use the Transact eAccounts app to manage your Demon Express, iPrint, and Meal Plan accounts.

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  • Optional physical Blue Demon Card: Although you are encouraged to use the mobile ID, DePaul students, faculty, and staff have the option to get a physical card too. Learn more at

Where can I get Blue Demon Card support?

The Help Desk: Online help with mobile card and BlueKey issues

Genius Squad: In-person help with mobile card and BlueKey Issues

  • The Genius Squad also offers support for the mobile Blue Demon Card and mobile devices.

Blue Demon Card Offices: In-person help with physical card and photo submissions

Demon Express

Demon Express is a prepaid debit account that is offered to current students, faculty and staff of DePaul University. The account is linked to your Blue Demon Card.


Your Ventra U-Pass provides unlimited rides on CTA buses and trains during the Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer Quarters.

Door Access

Certain offices, computer labs, buildings, and residence halls on campus have restricted access. These door locks are controlled by a swipe card access system.

Card Readers

Card reader equipment is available for several purposes: security readers for door access, photocopy readers and point-of-sale readers.