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Get a Wildcard

Every student, faculty and staff member at Northwestern University is issued a Wildcard. Other members of the NU community are eligible for NU-issued ID Cards. Find out how to obtain your card:

Is your Wildcard lost, stolen or damaged? See Replacing Your Wildcard for information.

Students

You may have your picture taken at a Wildcard office or submit your photo online. Bring your picture ID (driver's license, state ID, or a valid, unexpired passport) to the Wildcard office.

New to Northwestern? See Information for New Students.

Faculty and Staff

You may have your picture taken at a Wildcard office or submit your photo online. Bring your picture ID (driver's license, state ID, or a valid, unexpired passport) to the Wildcard office. 

Affiliates

Bring your picture ID (driver's license, state ID, or a valid, unexpired passport) to the Wildcard office on either campus. 

Spouses and domestic partners of faculty and staff

Part-time/temporary employees

Authorized contractors

Spouses and domestic partners of students

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