How to Obtain a Card

How do I get my SDSUcard?

To receive your SDSUcard you will need your SDSU RED ID#, and an acceptable form of Identification.

Acceptable forms of identification

  • U.S. State Issued ID
  • U.S. Driver's License
  • Passport or Visa
  • U.S. Temporary Driver's License with photo
  • Register to create an account using your SDSU ID(email) at get.cbord.com
  • Download "GET" mobile app to your cell phone
  • Upload a photo AND government issued ID using the GET mobile app. View YouTube video for instructions.
  • Email our office if unable to pick up your ID card for additional options at [email protected].
  • Note: Graduate Students with Teacher Assistant privileges  will be issued SDSU cards identified as GRADUATE student. Grad Students designated as Staff employees of San Diego State University by an authorized Human Resources representative will be indicated as STAFF on their SDSU cards.

Imperial Valley Students

Imperial Valley Students- Please visit the library at the Imperial Valley Campus to get your SDSU card

Bring an acceptable form of ID once you have finalized the onboarding process with Human Resources.

  • You will receive your ID card at First Day Orientation.
  • If you're not scheduled for orientation, you can bring an acceptable form of ID once you have finalized the onboarding process with Human Resources.
  • Note: Graduate Students with Teacher Assistant privileges  will be issued SDSU cards identified as GRADUATE student. Grad Students designated as Staff employees of San Diego State University by an authorized Human Resources representative will be indicated as STAFF on their SDSU cards.

Contact Human Resources at [email protected].

  • Bring an acceptable form of ID and the signed ID  memorandum from your Human Resources group.
  • Your photo will be taken in our office.