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Michigan State University

Spartan ID Requirements

What you need to get your Spartan Card


Students

In order to obtain a new or replacement ID, you must bring government issued photo identification such as a valid driver's license, passport, state or federal ID.

  • Each student of Michigan State University is issued an identification (ID) card following initial enrollment. This card is valid throughout your entire academic career at MSU.
  • The ID card is the property of Michigan State University and is non transferable.
  • Library privileges, access to university buildings, facilities and classrooms, and purchase of tickets and entry into athletic and entertainment events may require the possession and presentation of the ID card upon request.
  • Alteration, falsification, or misuse of the ID card is a violation of General Student Regulation 5.00 and other regulations as applicable.
  • Each student is responsible for all use of the ID card whether authorized or unauthorized. The ID card should not be loaned, or left where it might be used by an unauthorized person.

Your first University ID card is issued to you at no cost. Replacement cards are $20.00

Spouses of registered students may obtain IDs entitling them to certain privileges.

The student and spouse must both appear in person, present the student’s Michigan State University ID, proof of marriage, and a government issued photo such as a driver’s license or passport. There is no charge for the initial card.

Faculty and Staff

In order to obtain a new or replacement ID, you must bring government issued photo identification such as a valid driver's license, passport, state or federal ID.

Your first University ID card is issued to you at no cost. Replacement cards are $10.00

Spouses of faculty and staff may obtain IDs entitling them to certain privileges.

The employee and spouse must both appear in person, present the employee’s Michigan State University ID, proof of marriage, and a government issued photo such as a driver’s license or passport. There is no charge for the initial card. 

Location

International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 170
East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone

(517) 355-4500

Fax

(517) 353-2006

Email

idoffice@msu.edu