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How to Get Your Triton ID Card

Learn how to get or replace your Triton ID Card.

All students enrolled for the current school quarter are entitled to a Triton ID Card. This is your official university ID card, and you are issued just one active card.

Obtain your card by following the steps below according to your status (freshman, grad student, etc.).

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Graduate students

If you do not submit your photo by the deadline:

  • Get a photo and ID card at the Campus Cards Office (map) when the quarter begins.
  • Your card will be usually be given to you by your department.
  • Please stop by Campus Cards Office (map) to pick up your card if your department representative has not already provided it to you.
  • Contact your department if you need a ID Card before the quarter begins. They will need to provide you with a formal letter indicating your start date.
  • Your card will not be activated until the quarter in which you are enrolled.
Note: Visiting graduate or postdoctoral students may qualify for an affiliate card.

Freshmen / new transfer students

If you do not submit your photo by the deadline:

  • Get a photo and ID card at Campus Cards Office (map) when the quarter begins.
  • If you live in campus housing, visit the ResLife office/tent at your college. Your card will usually be given to you at move-in.
  • If you're a commuter student, stop by the Student Services Center any time after September 14, 2015, to pick up your card. At the start of Fall Quarter, signs will be posted to direct you.

Medical / Pharmacy / Rady School students

If you do not submit your photo by the deadline:

  • Get a photo and ID card at Campus Cards Office (map) when the quarter begins.
  • Your card will be provided to you through your program coordinator on the day of your orientation.

Cross-registered students

Get your PID or student number from the Registrar's Office (2nd floor of Student Services Center), prior to going to Campus Cards Office on the 3rd floor (map) to get your photo taken at the beginning of the quarter.

Summer Session students

Summer Session students must visit the Campus Cards Office (map) office for a photo and ID card, 10 days before the quarter begins.

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