ID Card Office

One Card Office@MSU

ID Office Hours of Operation:

1/12/15                Monday             8:30am-4:30pm

1/13/15                Tuesday            8:30am-4:30pm

1/14/15                Wednesday       8:30am-6:00pm

1/15/15                Thursday          8:30am-6:00pm

1/16/15                Friday              8:30am-4:30pm

1/17/15                Saturday          Closed

1/18/15                Sunday            Closed

1/19/15                Monday           Closed

1/20/15                Tuesday           8:30am-6:00pm

1/21/15                Wednesday      8:30am-6:00pm

1/22/15                Thursday         8:30am-6:00pm

1/23/15                Friday              8:30am-4:30pm

1/24/15                Saturday         Closed

1/25/15                Sunday           Closed

Normal late night hours are Mondays and Thursdays 8:30am-6:00pm while classes are in session.

Online Card Office

Visit the University's Online Card Office for 24/7 service to:

I.D. Card Policy

Every student/faculty/staff member is required to have a University-issued Photo Identification Card (I.D. Card).  Montclair State University I.D. Cards must be carried at all times while on campus.

Necessary requirements

In order to obtain an I.D. card:
1) Students registered for the current term 48 hours prior to processing an ID card. You must be currently registered to get a University ID card,
2) Employees must have paperwork fully processed through Human Resources 48 hours prior to processing an ID card,
3) Bring two forms of identification (mandatory one form of photo identification):

  • Valid photo driver's license
  • Passport or 1-20, J1 Visa for International classifications
  • Credit card /debit card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Military I.D.
  • Health insurance card


There is no charge for the initial University I.D. card issued with the exception for alumni. 

Alumni members must first register with the Alumni Office prior to getting an Alumni University photo I.D. card processed and bring the paper alumni card issued.  The first alumni photo I.D. card is $5.00.  Replacement photo I.D.  cards for alumni are the current standard fee, $20.00.

Do not alter the surface or punch holes in the University I.D. card.
If the I.D. card is lost, stolen or damaged, a replacement fee of $ 20.00 will be charged in order to obtain a new card.  The I.D. Card Office cannot accept debit or credit  cards.

Students may pay fees for replacement I.D. cards with cash or Red Hawk Dollars at the I.D. Card office, at the time of replacement, or the fee can be posted to the student billing account. Please review WESS accounts for any updates or changes to billing statements. 

All other card holders must pay cash or Red Hawk dollars at the time of requesting a replacement I.D. card for either themselves or family members. 

I.D. cards are not transferable and will be confiscated if you are found using someone else's I.D. card.  Violators are subject to judicial action and/or fines of $50.00 or more.

Beginning January 2, 2014 Temporary ID cards and Computer Lab Paper Passes will not be accepted or distributed.  A photo University ID card must be used to access all services affiliated with the University at all times.


I.D. cards are used on campus for the following purposes:

  • Admittance into residence halls, dining facilities, computer lab, pool, gym, field house, and athletic events
  • Library text and video check out
  • Student discounts
  • Use of Meal Plans, Flex Dollars and Red Hawk Dollar accounts
  • Kronos Time Clocks