COVID-19 Impact on ID Center

SCE ID Center is open 8:30A-5:00P, M-F for i-card issuance and pick up (submit your photo online at link below) and UPass services.  Please continue to email or call 312-413-5940 for inquires.  Photos submitted to will be rejected.  Patrons not able to use SubmitMyPhoto should visit the SCE office in person to have a photo taken for an ID card.  

SubmitMyPhoto allows eligible university community members to upload their own photo for use on their i‐card. SubmitMyPhoto is open to new and returning employees and students, for new and replacement i‐cards. Mailing of i‐cards is discontinued. Please visit for more information.

We encourage patrons needing i-cards to first attempt to submit a photo online using SubmitMyPhoto.  Cards will normally be ready for pick up the next business day or sooner. If you cannot submit a photo, please contact for more information or visit our office to have your card issued in person. Office visitors are expected to observe distancing measures whenever possible and wear a mask in accordance with campus policy.


Student Center West ID Center will remain closed until further notice.


Our Mission
The mission of the ID Center is to support the university community with a standardized and convenient form of identification. The ID Center strives to equip the card as a means to provide access to related university systems and services. A dedicated staff is committed to serving all customers in an efficient and courteous manner. The ID Center will endeavor to bring expanded uses of the card through advances in technology and innovation.

What we do
The ID Center provides a one-stop shop for university students‚ faculty‚ staff and visitors identification card needs. We directly support the production of i-cards‚ visitor cards‚ the Dragon Dollar$ program‚ the CTA U-Pass program‚ and provide assistance with all facets of using your university issued ID on campus.

Our satellite ID Center on the west campus supports the medical & professional community with ID creation services close to their offices and classrooms.


Main ID Center Satellite ID Center
750 S. Halsted St., 124 SCE, Chicago, Illinois 60607, MC 049
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM -5:00 PM
Phone: (312) 413-5940
828 S. Wolcott (@ Polk), 241 SCW, Chicago, Illinois 60607, MC 579
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Phone: (312) 413-5944
Closed until further notice