Student ID Cards

How do I get a student ID card? 

To obtain your student ID card, bring your paid receipt* and another form of photo identification to:


Public Safety & Security
Science and Applied Studies (SA) Building
Room 259A
20200 Observation Dr.
Germantown, MD 20876

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday - Saturday

For more information or special request, email Public Safety Supervisor Daniel Blumgart or call 240-567-7777


Public Safety & Security
Mannakee Building (MK)
Room 125
51 Mannakee St.
Rockville, MD 20850

ID Office operations will be expanded for the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester. 

The ID Office at Mannakee 125 will have extended and Saturday hours as follows:

  • August 26 through August 30: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • September 3 through September 6: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 7: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Student ID cards will also be available in the Campus Center and at the Ackerman Learning Center as follows:

Campus Center (CC), Room 143:

  • August 26 through August 30: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • September 3 through September 6:          8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Ackerman Learning Center, Science West (SW) 101: 

  • September  3 through September 6: 8:30a.m. to  7:00 p.m.

For more information or special requests, email Public Safety Supervisor Chris Bonvillain or call 240-567-5111.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Public Safety & Security
Student ID Office
Student Services (ST) Building
Room 211
7600 Takoma Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

For more information call: 240-567-3794
Student ID Office
240-567-1600 Public Safety (recorded line)

*  Acceptable proofs of payment include:

  1. Account Summary by Term from MyMC: Log in to MyMC and choose "Pay My Bill/Manage Account". Then scroll down to the box labeled "My Account". FOR STUDENT ID (as labeled in column A) Log in to MyMC. Click on the icon labeled "Student ID Cards".
  2. MC TIP Confirmation  
  3. Financial Aid Award Letter (Log in to MyMC , click on "Financial Aid" tab. Click on "Financial Aid Awards," and then select the current year, and click and print the "Award Overview.") 
  4. Financial Aid Request for Class Reservation form processed by Financial Aid
  5. Student Schedule with zero balance from the Office of Admissions and Records
  6. Account Summary from the Campus Cashier
How do I activate my student ID card?

You need to validate your ID card each semester by placing the current semester payment sticker on the card.

To receive a sticker, show proof of payment at an Office of Enrollment Services or a Welcome Center on any campus. 

What do I do with my student ID card?

A student ID card with current semester registration sticker will allow you to:

  • Check out library books
  • Use computer and writing labs
  • Use swimming pools
  • Receive transportation on Ride On buses within Montgomery County 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at no additional charge  

Students should carry their student ID card with them at all times when on campus. 

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