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My Purdue ID Card

Your Purdue ID card sometimes referred to as your PUID card or photo ID, proclaims you as a member of the Purdue community. It provides access to a variety of services on and off campus with a one-card solution that encompasses academics, finance, access, and identification for:

  • Students (Undergraduate, Graduate, Polytechnic, Purdue Online, Visiting)
  • Faculty, Staff, and Temporary
  • Official Retirees
  • Visiting Scholars
  • University Contractors

Depending on which of the above categories you fall into, your Purdue ID card provides access through a combination of numeric, photographic, magnetic strip, and chip technology. The card functions as your key to many facilities and services on campus, including:

  • BoilerExpress
  • Building access
  • Library services
  • Meals
  • Recreational sports
  • Transportation