ID Center

About your University ID Card

The University ID Card is your passport to Columbia.  It grants you access to the Library and secure campus locations, allows you to purchase services at campus cafes and the University bookstore, and enables you to take advantage of cultural discount programs in New York City.

ID Center Location

ID Center staff

ID Center (Morningside)
204 Kent Hall
New York, NY 10027

Updated Hours: Starting on August 31st, 2020, The Student Service Center in 205 Kent Hall will be open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and again from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in a limited capacity to assist students and other Columbia affiliates who need ID Cards.

From August 31st to September 4th there will be an additional open session from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Of special note for the fall opening is that students, Faculty, and staff are now REQUIRED to upload ID photos prior to coming to Kent Hall to obtain their ID Cards. Photos cannot be taken at the ID center. This requirement is designed to reduce the numbers of people visiting the ID Center.

Printed and digital transcripts and academic certifications can be ordered through Parchment in Student Services Online. All requests for such services can also be submitted to or 212-254-4400. Notary and Apostille functions are suspended until further notice.

Please note that we are closed on University Holidays.

Phone: 212-854-7225