Obtaining Your UAlbany ID Card

 

Your UAlbany ID Card provides access to residence halls, fitness centers, meal plans, vending machines, Shop24, Munch Money, Podium, library services and UAlbany bus services.

For your protection, your UAlbany ID Card can only be used by you.  Purchases made with your UAlbany ID Card that exceed $25, will require a second form of photo identification.

 

I will be coming to the University at Albany as a freshman or transfer student, how do I obtain my UAlbany ID Card?

Incoming freshmen and transfer students receive their UAlbany ID Card during their Orientation program. In order to obtain your card please follow the instructions below:

  1. Once you receive your NetID and set your password, login to your MyUAlbany account.
  2. On the left, under UAlbany ID Card Services select UAlbany ID Card Online Services. You will be brought to the UAlbany ID Card Online Services management website.
  3. Select login.
  4. On the right select Upload ID Photo.
  5. Follow instructions to upload a current photo for production.

 

When will I receive my UAlbany ID Card?

 

Your UAlbany ID Card will be produced prior to your arrival for Orientation and distributed upon check-in.You will need to provide an official form of photo identification (e.g. driver’s license or passport) to receive your UAlbany ID Card. There is no charge for the first card issued to you.

 

 

I am not a freshman or transfer student, how do I obtain my UAlbany ID Card?

You must first be registered for the current semester in order to obtain a UAlbany ID Card. Once registered, bring an official form of photo identification (e.g. driver’s license or passport) with you to the ID Card Office to receive your card. There is no charge for the first card issued to you.

 

 

I am a University employee, how do I obtain my UAlbany ID Card?

To obtain a UAlbany ID Card, faculty and staff must be a currently active employee. At the start of employment, bring an official form of photo identification (e.g. driver’s license or passport) with you to the ID Card Office to receive your card. There is no charge for the first card you receive.