UR ID Card FAQs
Where do I pick up my UR ID Card?
New or replacement UR ID Cards can be picked up at any ID Card Production Office:
Medical Center ID Office – G-7009
M – F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
River Campus ID Office – Susan B. Anthony Hall, 114A
M – F, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
River Campus – Public Safety Center – 612 Wilson Blvd
M – F, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
You will be asked to present photo identification. Valid forms of photo identification include: Driver's License, Government Issued ID, Military ID, Passport, School ID card (with photo and no more than two years old).
No, Your current UR ID card will remain functional until you are issued a new card. When you get your new smart card, you are required to turn in your old card. You will not be able to use touchless card readers until you upgrade to the new smart card ID.
All active students, employees, friends of the University, emeritus and new or renewed contractors.
The new UR Smart ID Card is available now.
The new card will include a smartcard chip, which is encrypted, providing additional security and will provide the opportunity to employ touchless access devices in the future.
The new ID card will include a smartcard chip, which is encrypted, providing additional security. It looks and functions the same as existing UR ID cards and should be treated with the same care as a chip credit card. A major difference is that holes cannot be punched in the smart card without damaging the internal chip antenna. A card gripper type clip will be provided and is available at the ID Production Offices. ID production staff may also take the opportunity to update photos as new cards are issued.
ID card flu shot stickers can be replaced at the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Office, 3-0242, Ambulatory Center.
Yes, all door access will transfer to the new ID Card.
No charge for student and staff ID cards. Your current, active old-style UR ID card must be handed in for disposal before the new card can be issued.
No charge. The old UR ID card must be handed in for disposal.
No, all UR ID cards remain the property of the University of Rochester and must be surrendered to ID Office Staff when your ID Card is replaced or when you leave the University.
Due to the multiple technologies on the card and the new smartcard chip, the cost has increased.
Cash, Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa/Discover), Check or authorized University Requisition
No, however, the ID Operator will be able to determine if your current ID photo is an acceptable likeness of your current appearance. If deemed appropriate they will retake photos and issue replacement cards at no cost to you.
When you separate from the University, your UR ID should be turned in at a University ID Office or returned to the Public Safety Center, 612 Wilson Blvd, Rochester, NY 14627 in person or via US mail.
Yes, if you have an active status with the University.
No, UR ID Cards must be picked up in person.
Yes, funds on your current UR ID Card will be transferred to your new UR ID Card.