ID cards

Use your university ID to:

  • Access parking and other university facilities
  • Check out library books from the Metropolitan State Library
  • Check out library books from any Minnesota State library
  • Other student-related services

Where to get an ID

On the Saint Paul campus

Get an ID at:

  • Undergraduate Admissions Office on the first floor of Founders Hall. Open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Library and Learning Center at the second floor circulation desk up to 30 minutes before closing.

To receive a card, you must show a valid, government-issued photo ID (for example, a driver's license or passport). We will take your photograph and print your ID in a few minutes.

By mail

If you cannot get your ID in person, you may apply by mail. Send:

  • A color, wallet-sized photo of yourself
  • A photocopy of your Minnesota driver's license or equivalent
  • Your 8-digit student ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number

To:
University IDs
Library and Learning Center
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Allow 7 to 10 days for mailing and processing.

By email

To request an ID, email library.circulation@metrostate.edu with:

  • A color photo of yourself
  • A photocopy of your Minnesota driver's license or equivalent
  • Your 8-digit student ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number
  • Your mailing address

Your ID will be mailed to the address provided. Allow 7 to 10 days for mailing and processing.

Replacement IDs

A replacement fee is charged for lost or damaged IDs