The CatCard ISO number is included in The University of Arizona's Enterprise Directory Service (EDS), which provides a repository of real-time "live" identity data – including biographic, demographic, role- and membership-related attributes – for students, faculty, staff, departmental sponsored visitors and others. EDS can be accessed by services (programs, scripts, etc.) through simple, secure, and standardized interfaces.
With a properly developed application, you can use EDS to:
In order to translate the CatCard ISO number to EmplID, SID, or UA ID, you will need access to EDS. EDS is designed to be queried by applications to get XML formatted data on individuals or groups associated with The University of Arizona.
Before requesting access to EDS, you must have completed FERPA training.
Once you have completed FERPA training, you may go to the EDS website to request access.
Electronic Status remains active for existing users, but is no longer available for new users.
For new users, please refer to the EDS instructions above.