Students will need to upload a photo of themselves and a government issued ID to MyCard. The photo of themselves are used for their ID cards, and the government issued ID is used to prove their identity.

Requirements for Personal Photos

Must be in .jpg format

Must be a clear photo of your face (No hats or sunglasses, no cropped out parts of your head)

Must not have a distracting background, which includes having other people or animals in the photo with you

Cannot be a mirror selfie

Cannot be a heavily edited photo (no filters, no clear indications of face editing, no face paints)

Cannot be a full body photo (we recommend your picture is a Medium - Close up Portrait shot of yourself)

Forms of Government Issued ID We Cannot Accept

School ID's not from OSU or OSU Cascades

Social Security Cards


Please contact us through emailing the ID Center or calling 541-737-2493 if you have any questions.               

Until further notice, the ID Center, located in the Memorial Union room 103, will have limited service hours:  9:00am-3:00pm Monday - Friday.



MyCard - Online ID Card Services

  • View Orange Cash balance
  • View past transactions
  • Add money to accounts
  • Set up, update and manage account contributors
  • Deactivate or reactivate lost OSU ID card
  • Upload an ID photo

What can the OSU ID Card do?

Your OSU ID Card provides access to the following services. Different fees may apply based on Student, Staff, Faculty, or other card status.

  • Athletic Events
  • Dixon Recreation Center
  • Valley Library
  • Campus Dining and Coffee Shops*
  • Campus Convenience Stores*
  • Student Involvement (class notes)
  • Craft Center (supplies, fees)

*with Orange Cash debit account