ID Card - General Information

Why do I need a Student ID Card?
How do I obtain a University of Guelph Student ID Card?
How do I obtain a University of Guelph-Humber Student ID Card?
Is there a charge for the Card?
What if I lose my Card?
What can I do if my Card doesn't work?
Additional Information (Meal Plan, Bus Pass)

Why do I need a Student ID Card?

Your Student ID Card is the most important piece of identification you will have while at the University of Guelph and the University of Guelph-Humber. The ID Card confirms your affiliation with the University and can provide you with access to a wide variety of services both on and off campus including the Library, Athletics, your meal plan, bus pass purposes and other student services.

How do I obtain a University of Guelph Student ID Card?

If you are new to the University of Guelph and need to obtain a Student ID Card, you can submit your digital photo online by following the Instructions for the Submission of a Digital Photo.

Alternately, you can visit the Student ID Card Centre, Enrolment Services (UC Level 3) Monday to Friday from 8:30am -4:30pm, the first and third Thursday of the month 9:30am-4:30pm. Please be sure to bring a piece of Government issued photo identification such as a Driver's License, Passport, Age of Majority card and proof of your Guelph ID number.

How do I obtain a University of Guelph-Humber Student ID Card?

If you are new to the University of Guelph-Humber and need to obtain a Student ID Card, you can submit your digital photo online by following the Instructions for the Submission of a Digital Photo.

For more information on the University of Guelph-Humber Student ID Card and related policies, please refer to the Guelph-Humber Photo ID site.

Is there a charge for the Card?

The cost of your first Guelph Student ID Card is included in your registration fee. Lost, stolen or broken cards are subject to a Student ID Card replacement fee. The Student ID Card replacement fee is payable by cash or debit to Enrolment Services.

What if I lose my Card?

First:
Deactivate your card immediately from any computer with internet access at Online Services. If you have a Meal Plan attached to your card, you can also invalidate your card at any cashier at any of the staffed Hospitality Services locations to prevent others from using your funds.
Next:
Visit the ID Card Centre, Enrolment Services (UC Level 3) as soon as possible to purchase a replacement card. Reactivation of a previously lost card cannot, under any circumstances, be done if a new card has already been issued. The replacement card will be subject to a Student ID Card replacement fee.

What do I do if my Card doesn't work?

If an ID Card is broken or not functioning, the ID Card will be reprinted at no charge as long as all the pieces of the card are submitted at the time of replacement.

Additional Information (Meal Plan, Bus Pass)

Meal Card:
Your ID card is also your Meal Card. Meal plans are administered by Hospitality Services.
Bus Pass:
The student bus pass is also on your ID Card. The bus pass is paid as part of your Undergraduate or Graduate student fees. The bus pass is administered for students by the CSA or the GSA. Check these websites for bus pass distribution information.

Please refer to the Undergraduate or Graduate course calendars for additional information on Student ID Card policies.

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