The ID & Privileges Office offers a wide variety of services to the University of Chicago community

ID & Privileges Office

About the ID & Privileges Office

The Identification & Privileges Office (IPO) is a joint venture between the Library and IT Services.  We offer a variety of services to the University community.

Our main services include:

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Digital passport photos now available

Due to high demand and the change in US passport application requirements, the ID & Privileges Office now sells digital passport photographs.  This sevice is offered in addition to the standard printed passport photograph service.

More information regarding passport photos can be found at

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CTA passes no longer sold by the IPO

The ID & Privileges Office is no longer selling CTA ticket fare.  However, we've listed options for purchase below, depending on whether you're an individual looking for one-off purchases or if you're looking to purchase fare in bulk for a University department.

CTA passes for individuals

Individuals can purchase CTA fare online at

CTA fare can also be found locally at following nearby locations:

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