ID Card Center Locations

ALL college identification cards (new and replacement) are processed at the lower level of the North Building in Room N008

Hours   8am-3pm Monday-Friday
Extended hours on Wednesday until 7pm
Closed from 12:30-1pm daily for lunch

Use & Care of Your ID Card

Each student, faculty, and staff member must obtain a photo identification card. 

Your College ID Card:

  • Identifies you as a member of the Gateway community
  • Must be presented to staff when requested
  • Must be used to borrow books from the library
  • Is required for access to parking in the Gateway Garage, and may also be used to enter and exit the Temple Street Garage
  • Is required for admission to college-sponsored activities and special events.

The college ID is the property of the State of Connecticut and privileges may be revoked according to Board of Regents' policy.

Please treat your ID card with care. Holes, creases, and other damage will make the card inoperable. Do not bend the card or leave it in direct sunlight, near other sources of heat, or in contact with magnetic fields.

ID Cards for New Students

New Students may obtain their ID Card in Room N008 (North building, lower level) once they are registered for classes. In order to receive an ID card, students will be required to show one of the following valid forms of photo ID (with no exceptions):

  • Passport (USA or International)
  • Driver’s License (USA Only)
  • State Issued (Non-driver) ID
  • US Military ID
  • INS ID (Green card)
  • Employee ID with Photo
  • School ID with Photo

ID Cards for Transfer Students

Transfer students new to Gateway can receive their ID card at the lower level of the North Building, Room N008, from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday, and until 7pm Wednesdays. The ID center is closed from 12:30-1pm daily for lunch break. In order to receive an ID card, students will be required to show the following (with no exceptions):

  • Their current registration/bill
  • A valid form of photo ID, including:
    • Passport (USA or International)
    • Driver’s License (USA Only)
    • State Issued (Non-driver) ID
    • US Military ID
    • INS ID (Green card)
    • Employee ID with Photo
    • School ID with Photo

Replacement Cards

If an ID card is lost, stolen, or damaged, individuals should park in the Temple Street Garage, obtain parking validation from the college, and get a replacement ID card from Gateway Security that day.

  • Lost, stolen, confiscated, or damaged ID cards should be reported immediately to Gateway Security, (203) 285-2611.
  • Replacement cards are available at the main security station on the first floor of the North building during college business hours.
  • To obtain a replacement college ID card, you must go in person to the ID Center: Lower Level North Building, Room 008. For security purposes, an official form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, and current schedule are required (see list above).
  • Replacement cards are only obtainable for registered students in good standing with the college.
  • When an ID card is lost, stolen, or no longer functions, the Security Office issues a replacement card with the photograph on record.

Malfunctioning ID cards that are returned to the Security Office are replaced at no charge. Lost, stolen, or deliberately damaged cards are replaced at a fee of $10, to be collected at the time of replacement.

Taking Your Picture ID

  • Headwear (except religious) and sunglasses are not permitted.
  • Only one picture will be taken per person!