ID Cards


ID Card Services office, Smith Center Lobby

Spring Semester Update:  The Campus Service Center provides in-person services from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please note, I.D. Cards are issued on the 1st floor of the Smith Campus Center and not inside the Campus Service Center on the 8th floor. All other services will be provided inside the Campus Service Center on the 8th floor.  The Longwood ID office will remain closed please read this link for information regarding LMA ID cards.

ID Cards will be made for employees and affiliates approved to work on campus and students living on campus or living locally.  We cannot mail ID cards. Those working or studying remotely will receive their ID card when they return to campus.

Please note:   We cannot distribute ID cards to incoming students.  Your Registrar's office will send you information about your card distribution at the appropriate time.  The Extension School has asked that we print cards for registered Extension School degree candidates who come to the ID office starting February 23rd.  The Extension school has asked that we not print cards for Extension school class participants during the Spring and Summer sessions.

ID Cards

The official Harvard ID card provides you, as a Harvard affiliate, the ability to visibly identify yourself while you are on campus and add functions to your card for authorized services.

Find an ID Card office nearest you.

Information for faculty, staff and students regarding the Harvard ID Card process.

How to replace a Lost, Damaged or Stolen ID card.

Has your ID card stopped working in access control systems or in Harvard systems? We can help you figure out the problem, then solve it.

University guidelines regarding the privacy and distribution of ID Card Photos.

Harvard University policy regarding Harvard ID cards. For more information about your rights and responsibilities when interacting with HUPD please go to: