Set Up for iPhone Users

Upload Your Photo

Once you have received your Western Universal Login, you can upload your photo for your mobile Western Card. 

  • Your photo must be a forward facing head shot with a white background. Check out this app to remove the background from your photo.  
  • Photos will generally be approved within 2 business days.

Don't have a Universal Login? Set up your Western Universal Login and multi-factor authentication today.  

Download Transact eAccounts and add your mobile Western Card to your Apple Wallet

  • Download the Transact eAccounts mobile app from the App Store to your iPhone.
  • Open Transact eAccounts. Click through the startup screens and tap Get Started. 
  • Search for Western Washington University and click through to the Western Card login screen. 
  • Enter your Western Universal Login to authenticate your device. Don't have your Universal Login? Set up your Western Universal Login today.   
  • Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Apple Wallet button to add your mobile Western Card to Apple Wallet. You can add your student ID to one iPhone and one Apple Watch.
    • Click iPhone and continue through the prompts (Next, Agree to Terms & Conditions). 
    • When the process is complete, the app will send a notification to verify your mobile Western Card has been added to Wallet. 
    • Tap Done in the upper right corner to return to the Home screen of the app.
    • You can now add your Apple Watch using the same process.

Add your mobile Western Card to Apple Wallet on a second device

  • Repeat the steps above to log in to the Transact eAccounts mobile app. 
  • Ensure your second device is signed into the same iCloud account as the first device. 
  • From the Campus ID screen in Transact eAccounts, tap the in the upper right corner of your Transact Mobile Credential display.  
  • Tap Add or Remove Campus ID from Wallet. 
  • Choose your second device to add your Transact Mobile Credential. 
  • On the Add Card to Wallet screen, tap Next in the upper right corner. 
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete adding your card.

Start using your mobile Western Card 

Your iPhone or Apple Watch must be powered on, but it does not have to be connected to a network. To display your mobile Western Card credentials, open Apple Wallet and select your Western Card from your saved cards. 

  • On an iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, double-click the Home button, tap the default payment card, and select the mobile Western Card to enable usage. Then, authenticate with Touch ID and hold the top of your phone near the card reader to complete a transaction.
  • For iPhones 6S, iPhone 6S Plus and later, Express Mode allows you to use your mobile Western Card without unlocking your device with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. 
  • On iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, Express Mode with power reserve makes your mobile Western Card available for up to five hours after the device’s battery needs to be charged. 

Contact information for the Western Card Office is also available from the Western Card menu in the Apple Wallet.