All University of Illinois cards and IDs are issued by ID Centers to eligible persons who need them. The same eligibility, policies, and practices apply to all cardholders. Pages in this section explain how to get, keep, and replace your ID.
Get an i‑card
Find out how and where to get an i‑card.
Submit your photo online
Many students and employees have the option to submit a card photo online.
Accepted proofs of identity
You must present an accepted form of ID to get your card.
Visitor and other affiliate cards
Guests and other affiliates may be eligible for an ID card, with sponsorship.
Replace your card
Replace a card that is expired, damaged, lost, stolen, or outdated.
Report a lost or stolen card
Contact your ID Center immediately to report a missing card.
Learn how to change your legal or preferred name in university records, so that it can be printed on your i‑card.