About CrimsonCard

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CrimsonCard is the official photo ID card issued to all Indiana University students, employees, and affiliates on all IU campuses. It provides access to essential university services, such as printing, meal plans, libraries, and recreational sports facilities, and provides secure entry to campus buildings and residence halls. The CrimsonCard also is accepted as payment by more than 250 retailers across the state.

Get a CrimsonCard

Initial CrimsonCards are provided for all students and employees without fee. CrimsonCards for IU affiliates cost $25. New photos are taken for all CrimsonCards that are issued. If you have never had a CrimsonCard before, you can submit a photo online; see Submit your CrimsonCard photo online.

To get a CrimsonCard, bring the following to any Campus Card Services location:

  • Your existing campus ID card
  • A valid, government-issued photo ID
  • Your 10-digit University ID number
  • If you are an online student needing a CrimsonCard but are unable to visit an IU campus, see No-photo CrimsonCards for online students.
  • Currently, there is no CrimsonCard office at Indiana University Fort Wayne. To get a CrimsonCard, IUFW students and employees can submit a photo online; be sure to avoid the listed common mistakes to ensure that your photo will be accepted. Photos are reviewed within three business days. You will receive notification via your IU email account when the card is available for pickup at Student Central, located in Neff Hall 110.

  • If you are an IU affiliate needing a CrimsonCard, your sponsor must fill out an online affiliate form.

Manage your CrimsonCard

See CrimsonCard for details about:

  • Your balance
  • Making deposits
  • CrimsonCash refunds
  • Reporting/replacing a lost, stolen, damaged, or malfunctioning card
  • Renewing an expired CrimsonCard (the expire date is on your card)
  • Do not punch a hole in your CrimsonCard, as this typically damages the card, causing it to malfunction. To replace a visibly damaged card, you will need to pay a fee; see Replacing your CrimsonCard.
  • If you lose your CrimsonCard, or find someone else's, see About lost or found CrimsonCards.

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