Student IDs

Getting your Student ID while campuses are closed:

While campuses are closed, follow these steps to receive your student ID card:

  1. Using your CSM email account (, send an email to with the subject "ID card request".
  2. In your email, include: your name, birthdate, student ID number, and .jpeg headshot photo. Headshot requirements are listed below.
  3. If this is a replacement, we may be able to use the photo from your previous student identification card saved in our system. (Replacement fees are waived)
  4. Our system will verify both your status as a currently enrolled student and your mailing address.
  5. The completed ID card will be mailed to your home address.
  6. We promise to produce ID cards as quickly as we can under pandemic restrictions.

Headshot requirements:

  1. Keep the background of your image a solid light color.
  2. Make sure the photo is in focus.
  3. Please show from at least below your shoulders up (example below).

Headshot example