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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UChicago Cards for incoming students available now

UChicago Cards for all students matriculating Fall Quarter 2018 can be obtained now by stopping by the ID & Privileges Office in the lobby of the Regenstein Library.  Government-issued photo identification, like a driver's license, passport, or state ID, is required to obtain a UChicago Card.

UChicago Cards for first-year students in the College will be provided at their residence halls when they arrive on campus.

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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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