Obtaining a New or Replacement ID Card

ID card printing is currently available to all registered students and active employees at the Service Desk located in room S-141 of 199 Chambers street, weekdays from 8:00am to 7:00pm.

Every BMCC student and staff member must have a validated identification (ID) card at all times. Members of the BMCC community must have their ID card to enter the college, to enter the library, to borrow library books, or to collect student paychecks from the college. Students are expected to present their ID card to any college official (security officer, administrator, faculty and staff member, etc.) who requests such identification.

Obtaining a New ID Card

New students can obtain a BMCC ID card from the Service Desk located at room S-141. Students must be registered for classes before they can obtain an ID card and must provide a form of photo identification.

Newly hired faculty and staff can obtain a BMCC ID card from the Service Desk after Human Resources processes their information in CUNYFirst and they are entered into the ID system. Faculty and staff must provide a form of photo identification as well as an authorization slip from Human Resources, located at room S-717. Research Foundation and contractor employees must be entered into the ID system by the Office of Sponsored Programs before they can obtain an ID card, and must provide both a form of photo identification and an ID request form from their supervisor to obtain an ID card from the Service Desk.

Legal Name Change

To request a legal name change, first fill out the Change of Personal Information Form: https://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ChangeOfPersonalInformationForm.pdf

Bring the completed form to the Panther Station located at room S-225, along with two types of documentation from among the following, one of which must be a photo ID:

  • Marriage Certificate
  • Divorce Decree
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Court Order
  • U.S. Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Naturalization Paper  

After the request is processed in CUNYFirst, bring your current BMCC ID card to the Service Desk located at S-141 and a new ID card with the new name will be provided free of charge.

Preferred Name Request

To request an ID card with your preferred name, first fill out the Preferred Name Request Form: https://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/PreferredNameRequestform.pdf

  • Please note that only first and/or middle names may be requested

Bring the completed form to the Panther Station located at room S-225. After the request is processed, bring your current BMCC ID card to Public Safety located at S-211 and a new ID card with the preferred name will be provided free of charge.

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Article ID: 1026
Created
Wed 11/13/19 3:30 PM
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Fri 10/15/21 12:12 PM