ID Cards

Yale University ID cards are issued to all students, faculty and staff. Other members of the Yale community may receive a University ID card upon request from an authorized Yale representative. The badges should be always carried while on campus.

For more information on obtaining a Yale University ID or building access, please visit the Yale ID Center website.

Central ID Center
57 Lock Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: 203-432-0165

Medical School ID Center
Sterling Hall of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06519
Room CE-1
New Haven, CT 06519
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Phone: 203-785-4286

The Central ID Center is open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. We are accepting walk-in visits for ID Cards but appointments are encouraged. All other services require an appointment.
For assistance with building swipe access, please email


Replacement Cards

Lost, stolen, or damaged ID cards should be reported immediately to the University Security Department at 57 Lock Street by calling 203-785-5555. Replacement cards are available at the ID Card Center during normal business hours.

The fee for a lost or stolen cards is $20. Payments can be made in the form of credit or debit cards or charged to your payroll account. Students also have the option of charging the lost card fee to their student account. If you card has been inadvertently damaged or is no longer functioning, please bring the damaged card to the ID Center for a free replacement. Note: The ID Center reserves the right to charge a replacement fee for any cards that appear to be intentionally damaged or defaced.