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Obtaining or Replacing a Card

Replacing an ID Card

Replacing a University ID Card:
There are a variety reason for which ID cards need to be replaced:
 
Lost Cards: Please call the Office of Card Services at 212-678-3098 as soon as you realize you lost your card so that we can deactivate the card.  A replacement card can be issued for a $20 fee.
 
Stolen Cards:  Please call the Office of Card Services at 212-678-3098 as soon as you realize your card was stolen that we can deactivate the card.  If you submit a copy of a police report indicating a theft, we will replace your Teachers College card at no charge. Otherwise, there is a $20 replacement fee.

Damaged Cards:  Any card that has been bent, broken, hole-punched, sat on, or that shows any noticeable signs of neglect of damage, will be replaced for a $20 fee. Cards that appear to otherwise be in good condition, but unable to be read by our readers will be replaced for free. 
 
Card Expiration Date Past:  Bring your existing ID Card the Office of Card Services before the expiring date on the front of the card for a replacement as you must return the old card in order to receive a replacement at no charge.  Otherwise, there is a $20 replacement fee.
 
Roles on Back of Card Have Changed:  If there has been a change, adds or deletes, in the listed on the back of you ID Card, please nring your existing ID Card the Office of Card Services so we can verify the change(s) and issue a new card. You must return the old card in order to receive a replacement at no charge.  Otherwise, there is a $20 replacement fee.
 
Name Change:  If you have changed your name:
Students should contact the Office of the Registrar, 212-678-4050
Employees should contact the Office of Human Resources, 212-678-3175
Alumni should contact the Office of Alumni Relations, 212-678-3215
** New ID Cards can only be issued if the new name appears in BANNER and matches the government issues photo ID.
          
All others should bring their old ID showing your previous name and a copy of your marriage certificate, social security card, or other government identification which verifies your new name.
 
 
*** 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.