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Obtaining an ID card

Obtaining a University ID Card:
All first time issuances of a University ID Card requires the receipient to show a valid U.S. ID or passport.

University ID Cards may be obtained by visiting the TC Office of Card Services in Whittier Hall Suite 1b, 1230 Amsterdam Avenue.   Initial ID Cards are issued free. 

Upload Your Photo
Incoming students who have activated their UNI may upload their photo directly to the University ID processing site by clicking on the submit photo icon below.  Photos may be submitted up to 4 weeks prior to arrival to campus.  The photo must be passport-style and meet the below specifications. 
  • The photo should be a color, JPEG file
  • The background should be uniform and light-colored
  • You must be facing forward, with your head and shoulders clearly visible
  • No photos with sunglasses or hats will be accepted
  • The file cannot exceed 100k in size
  • If you are a new student and have activated your UNI, click on the below camera to upload your photo.  When prompted for your UNI, the program is case senstive, so please enter your UNI in lower case.

    Click on the camera to upload your photo

    *** To prevent possible identity fraud, whether first time issuance or replacement card, all cardholders are required to pick up their TC ID Card in person.