UniCard Mobile ID

The new HPU UniCard Mobile ID is available to all enrolled students and current employees. Tap your Apple or Android phone and/or Apple Watch at readers across campus to conveniently access your HPU ID. You’ll still have your physical card, and now you can add your HPU ID either to one iPhone and one Apple Watch, or one Android phone. A complete list of services can be found at the end of this document.

HPU UniCard Mobile ID works at most places your physical card does. You can use the Mobile ID on iPhone, Apple Watch and Android phones to get into residence halls and campus facilities.

You can also use the mobile ID to access your meal plans, make purchases at the HLC Dinning Commons and ATM Pier 9, and to access any ID card-based temperature scanning stations.

Hardware Requirements

iPhone: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or later; iOS 12.2 or later

Apple Watch: Series 1 or later, and watchOS 5.2 or later

Android: version 6.0 or later

Software Requirements

eAccounts Mobile App can be downloaded at

 app store google play

Getting Started

Minimal set up is required to use HPU UniCard Mobile ID. Most users can begin using their Mobile ID on their phone in minutes. An approved photo is required and you will need your network crendentials for the setup.

Photo Submission/Preparation

  1. Once you have received your HPU network credentials, please submit your photo to be displayed on your Mobile ID
    1. Review our photo requirements at https://my.hpu.edu (eAccount icon)
    2. Upload a photo for your HPU UniCard Mobile ID at https://my.hpu.edu (eAccount icon). Photos will generally be approved within three business days.
  2. If you haven’t done so already, set up your network credentials and multi-factor authentication login at https://my.hpu.edu.

Setting Up Mobile Credential on Apple iPhone or Watch

  1. Download the eAccounts Mobile app from the App Store to your phone.
  2. Open eAccounts. Click through the startup screens and tap Get Started.
  3. Search for Hawaii Pacific University and click through to the HPU ID login screen.
  4. Enter your network credentials to authenticate your device. If you have not set up your network credentials, please see ‘Photo Submission/Preparation’ above.
  5. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Apple Wallet button to add your HPU ID to Apple Wallet. You can provision credentials for both your iPhone and your Apple Watch (one of each per user).
    1. Click iPhone and continue through the prompts (Next, Agree to Terms & Conditions).
    2. When the process is complete, the app will send a notification to verify your HPU ID Mobile Credential has been added to Wallet.
    3. Tap Done in the upper right corner to return to the Home screen of the app.
    4. You can now add your Apple Watch using the same process.

Adding Your Transact Mobile Credential to Apple Wallet on a Second Device

  1. Repeat steps 1-5 to login to the eAccounts Mobile App.
  2. Ensure your second device is signed into the same iCloud account as the first device.
  3. From the Campus ID screen in eAccounts, tap the in the upper right corner of your Transact Mobile Credential display.
  4. Tap Add or Remove Campus ID from Wallet.
  5. Choose your second device to add your Transact Mobile Credential.
  6. On the Add Card to Wallet screen, tap Next in the upper right corner.
  7. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete adding your card.

Using Mobile Credential on Your Apple Device

  • Your device must be powered on, but it does not have to be connected to a wifi network. Some devices (iPhone X models and later) will still work for a period of time after your battery has been depleted.
  • Tap the top of your iPhone or the face of your Apple Watch against the reader to use your HPU ID Mobile Credential.
    • For iPhones released after the 6/6 Plus, Express Mode allows you to use your HPU ID without unlocking the device with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID. Just tap your device against the reader to recognize your HPU Mobile ID.
    • For iPhone 6/6 Plus, double-click the Home button, select your default payment card, and select your HPU ID. Verify your identity with Touch ID, then tap the top of your phone against the reader.
  • To display your HPU ID Mobile Credential, open Apple Wallet and select your HPU ID from your saved cards.
  • To add funds to your accounts in the eAccounts app, first save a payment method at the eAccounts website at https://my.hpu.edu (eAccount icon).
    • Make a deposit via your desktop or mobile browser.
    • After completing the deposit, there will be an option to save your credit card information.
    • Once you have added the card information on the eAccounts website, that card will be available in the eAccounts app for future deposits. If you have already used eAccounts to access your Mobile Credential, you will need to sign out and back in to update the saved payment information.

Contact information for the HPU ID Office is also available from the HPU ID menu in the Apple Wallet.

Setting Up Mobile Credential on Android

  1. Enable NFC on your phone in your Settings menu. NFC settings can be found in different areas of the Settings menu, depending on your device. A common location is Connected Devices>Connection Settings. (If not found there, use the Search option on the top right to double check.)
  2. Toggle the NFC setting to On.
  3. Open Google Pay and make sure it is enabled as the default payment application. If the app prompts you to add a credit card, you can bypass that screen and return to the Google Pay home screen.
  4. Download the eAccounts Mobile app from the Google Play Store to your phone.
  5. Open eAccounts, click through the startup screens and tap Get Started.
  6. Search for Hawaii Pacific University and click through to the HPU ID login screen.
  7. Enter your network credentials to authenticate your device. If you have not set up your network credentials, please see ‘Photo Submission/Preparation’ above.
  8. Once you have successfully authenticated in eAccounts, click the Add to Google Pay button to add your HPU ID to Google Pay.
    1. Continue through the prompts (Next, Accept the Hawaii Pacific University Terms & Conditions).
    2. Next, Accept the Google Pay Terms of Service.
    3. The next screen will confirm that the ID has been added to Google Pay.

Using Mobile Credential on Android

  • You do not need to unlock your phone, but the screen must be awake to use your HPU ID. Tap the power button to wake the screen and tap your phone against the reader. Note, the antenna location may vary by device, although it is often in the middle of the phone. As a result, you may have to adjust the orientation of your phone against the reader to have your mobile credential recognized.
  • To display your HPU ID, open the eAccounts app and select the View in Google Pay icon.
  • To add funds to your accounts in the eAccounts app, first save a payment method at the eAccounts website: https://my.hpu.edu (eAccount icon).
    • Make a deposit via your desktop or mobile browser.
    • After completing the deposit, there will be an option to save your credit card information.
    • Once you have added the card information on the eAccounts website, that card will be available in the eAccounts app for future deposits. If you have already used eAccounts to access your Mobile Credential, you will need to sign out and back in to update the saved payment information.

Contact information for the HPU ID Office is also available from the HPU ID menu in Google Pay.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am not having success adding my HPU ID to my device. Who can help me?

Contact the Card Office at unicard@hpu.edu

How do I change or recover my network credentials?

For first time users, use the First Time User link located at https://my.hpu.edu. If you have forgotten your password, use the Forgot Password link at https://my.hpu.edu

How do I activate and setup the multi-factor authentication?

Multi-factor authentication uses your Account Recovery Settings that were created during your initial account setup. To verify these settings, log in to http://my.hpu.edu, click on Change Password on the left hand menu, then click on Account Recovery Settings.

Do I still need my physical HPU ID?

We recommend you bring your physical HPU ID with you at all time to access services not yet enabled Mobile Credential..

Can I still use my physical HPU ID once I have created my Mobile Credential?

Yes, your physical HPU ID will continue to function after you have added your HPU ID Mobile ID to your device. Remember, the Mobile ID is a privilege and benefit of being part of the Hawaii Pacific University ohana. Anyone found to be misusing their physical card or Mobile IDwill be subject to the applicable Code of Conduct or HR policies regarding fraud and/or misconduct.

Accessing Your Account

Why can’t I double-tap the side button with my phone locked to see my balances in Apple Pay?

When Express Mode is on, double clicking the home button on an iPhone 8 and earlier, and double clicking the side button on an iPhone X and later, will not display your HPU ID in your stack of passes for security reasons.

Can I use Mobile Credential if my phone’s battery is dead?

If you have any of the iPhone XS, XS Max or XR models, yes. Express Mode with power reserve is available for up to five hours when your phone needs to be charged. (For more details, see https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208965.) Android phones and other iPhone models (iPhone 8 and earlier) do not offer this feature.

Setting Up Your Device

How do I check my iPhone device version?

  1. On your device, go to Settings>General>Software Updates.
  2. If your device is running iOS 12.2 or later, you’re ready to use the Mobile Credential.
  3. If not, tap Download>Install. You may need to enter your passcode to start the update.
  4. Once the download is complete, follow the instructions on your phone to finish upgrading to the latest version of iOS.

How do I check my Apple Watch device and/or software version?

  1. The Series # for your Apple Watch can be found on the back of the Watch. Note: The Series 0 Watch is not eligible for this program.
  2. Instructions for verifying and/or updating your Apple Watch software version can be found at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204641.

What if I have questions about my Apple ID or iCloud?

Information can be found at https://support.apple.com/apple-id or https://support.apple.com/icloud.

How do I verify and/or update my Android phone device version and software?

From your device tap: Settings>About Phone>Software Information. To update, from your device tap: Settings >General >Software Update >Download >Install >Passcode may be required. Your device will display the estimated download time.

I already have the eAccounts mobile app installed. Do I need to update?

Yes, you will need to install the updated version of the eAccounts mobile app.

How do I update the eAccounts mobile app?

On your device, visit the App Store or Google Play Store and search eAccounts. The store will prompt you to install any required updates.

How many devices can I add?

You can add either one Apple iPhone and one Apple Watch, or one Android phone on your account at a time. See the ‘Securing My Account’ section below if you have lost a device and need to deactivate your credential.

Managing Your Account

Do I need to reactivate my devices each term?

No. As long as your enrollment status meets our eligibility requirements, devices you have enrolled will remain current. For security purposes, we may deactivate devices that have not been used for an extended period. You can re-enroll those devices whenever you wish.

What if I am away from campus for the semester and I don’t want my HPU ID on my device? Can I delete and re-add it later?

Yes, you can remove your credential from Apple Wallet and re-add it when you return.*

To remove your HPU ID, navigate to the Wallet app, tap (…) in the lower right corner of your card and select Remove Card.

To remove your Apple Watch credential, navigate to the Watch app on your Phone, scroll to the bottom and select Wallet & Apple Pay. Tap on your HPU ID, scroll to the bottom and select Remove Card.

*To add credentials back onto your device, you must meet eligibility requirements and not have exceeded the device limit for your HPU ID.

Can I delete my HPU ID from my phone or Apple Wallet/Google Pay through the eAccounts mobile app?

Yes, but we recommend the Remove Card Option directly from Apple Wallet/Google Pay.

From iPhone:

  1. Navigate to the Wallet app.
  2. Tap (…) in the lower right corner of your card.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and select Remove Card.
  4. Eligible cardholders who have not exceeded their device limit can add their Transact Mobile Credential back at any time.

From Apple Watch:

  1. Navigate to the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and select Wallet & Apply Pay.
  3. Tap on Transact Mobile Credential.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and select Remove Card
  5. Eligible cardholders who have not exceeded their device limit can add their Transact Mobile Credential back at any time.

From Google Pay:

  1. Open Google Pay.
  2. Select your Campus ID from the available cards.
  3. Touch the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen.
  4. Select Remove ID.
  5. Confirm Remove ID selection.

From eAccounts:

  1. Open the eAccounts Mobile App on your phone.
  2. Tap Continue to Sign In and login with your school credentials.
  3. Approve the multi-factor authentication request.
  4. Click on your photo in the upper left corner.
  5. Under Campus ID, click the icon in the upper right corner of your School ID Card display.
  6. Tap Add or Remove Campus ID from Wallet at the bottom of the back of your School ID Card display.
  7. Select device(s) to remove from your card.
  8. Tap Remove in the pop-up box.
  9. Tap on the Remove Card notification at the top of the screen or go to Google Pay and tap Remove Card displayed under the School ID Card.
  10. Tap Remove in the pop-up box and the card will be removed from your Google Pay.

How do I update information on my HPU ID?

Name information on the HPU ID comes to us from the university’s core business systems and needs to be updated there. Students should contact the Registrar’s Office. Faculty and staff should contact their HR representative to request updates. Once changes are completed, the updates will sync to the HPU ID on your phone within 48 hours.

Why are my account balance(s) not displaying?

  • If your account balances are $0, they will not display until funds are added.
  • If you have available funds that are not displaying, please contact the Card Office at unicard@hpu.edu.

My balance is different on my device than in eAccounts?

Confirm your device is not in Airplane Mode or experiencing any other service interruption. Updates cannot be made when there is no connecting service to sync data between eAccounts and your device. The eAccounts app will display the most current information.

Why do I have a negative balance on my account?

A negative balance can occur if you make a transaction when a retail device is offline. When the device comes back online and the transaction is posted, you will see a negative balance if there are not enough funds in your account to cover the transaction.

I used my credit card at a participating retail location when I meant to use my HPU ID. What can I do to correct my payment source?

Return to the location of the sale and request the store issue a credit card refund, then process the transaction against your HPU ID.

I am graduating or leaving the University. What happens to my MOBILE ID?

As with your physical HPU ID, your Mobile ID will become inactive when you no longer meet eligibility requirements. If you transfer to another participating program or department at Hawaii Pacific University, your credential will stay active and update accordingly.

 

Securing Your Account

What should I do if I lose my card or device?

  • During regular business hours, contact the Registrar’s Office at (808)544-0239 to notify us to deactivate the HPU ID Mobile Credential. Be sure to specify whether the physical card, watch, and/or phone version of the card should be deactivated. Any device not specified to be suspended will remain active.
  • In the eAccounts app:
    • Click the settings gear in the upper right corner.
    • Choose the credential you want to deactivate and toggle it off.
    • You will receive a confirmation email. Your physical Student ID card and any other Transact Mobile Credential will continue to work on other devices, even if you have deactivated an individual device.
  • Additional instructions for Lost/Found Apple devices and Find My iPhone are located at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201472

How do I reactivate my credential if I find my lost device?

To reactivate a found device that was suspended under (b) above, you will need to Log into eAccounts App and click the settings gear in the upper right corner. Click on Card Management on the next screen. Choose your mobile device that was previously lost and turn the toggle switch to on. You will receive a confirmation email from Transact.

I suspect there has been fraudulent use of my credential. What do I do?

Suspend your credential immediately in eAccounts and within Apple Wallet/Google Pay.

  • Log into the eAccounts app and click the settings gear in the upper right corner.
  • Click on Lost Card on the next screen.
  • Choose the mobile device you want to deactivate from the drop-down list.
  • Click the Deactivate button.
  • You will receive a confirmation email.
  • Your physical School ID Card and any other device with your Transact Mobile Credential will continue to work, even if you have deactivated a single device.

Identify the fraudulent activity: For purchases, contact the HPU Card Office (Email: unicard@hpu.edu) and report the suspected fraud. If door access was involved, e-mail: help@hpu.edu.

Contact the Card Office as soon as possible to obtain a replacement credential.

Using Your HPU Unicard mobile ID

Where can I use my Mobile ID? (last updated 10/05/2020)

  • Door Access in ATM/HLC
  • Pier 9
  • HLC Dinning Commons
  • ID Card-based Temperature Scanning Stations

 

  1. Stored Value Account Deposits
    1. Saved Payment: eAccounts mobile app deposit requires a Saved Payment option be created in advance.
      1. From the eAccounts home page, Login using your Student login account credentials and multi-function authentication code.
      2. Click the +Add Money link under the stored value account display toward the upper left of the screen.
      3. After completing a deposit transaction, the Saved Payment option will be available on the Receipt for Account Deposit page.
        1. Check Save this payment method for future use and type in an alias name for this payment card option.
        2. You may also check Set as default for future deposit transactions.
      4. Click the Save button.
      5. Under Profile along the top bar is Saved Payment Methods where you can review and delete your saved payment(s).
      6. You will now be able to access the eAccounts Mobile App deposit option.
    2. eAccounts Mobile App Deposit
      1. Open the eAccounts Mobile App on your phone.
      2. Tap Continue to Sign In and login with your student login account credentials.
      3. Approve the multi-factor authentication request. (See FAQ for more information.)
      4. You can now view your account balances and meal plans.
      5. Tap the Accounts section for stored value account options.
      6. Tap Add Money in the top right corner.
      7. Enter the deposit amount, tap Next, and then choose your payment method.
      8. Review the deposit and tap Submit Deposit at the bottom.
      9. You will see verification that the deposit was successful and the account balance will update.
      10. Funds are immediately available.
  2. Meal Plans
    1. Purchased Meal Plan information is displayed on the eAccounts Mobile App.
      1. Open the eAccounts Mobile App on your phone.
      2. Tap Continue to Sign In and login with your student login account credentials.
      3. Approve the multi-factor authentication request. (See FAQ for more information.)
      4. You can now view your account balances and meal plans.
      5. You will see your assigned Meal Plans and the status of the plan.
      6. Tap on a listed plan for additional information including usage.
  3. Additional Features
    1. After logging in, tap in the upper right corner on the home page for Account Settings.
      1. We recommend you always sign out of eAccounts by tapping Sign Out.
      2. You can verify Saved Payment method(s) but cannot add or delete payment methods from the mobile app. (See instructions above to add or delete payments.)
      3. Add another site from the list should you have access to eAccounts through enrollment at another school.