PolyCard Services

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Get a PolyCard

Initial Student card

  • For Soar attendees, your PolyCard will be included in the packet supplied at check-in.
  • Otherwise come to building 46 to get your PolyCard.

Initial Faculty/Staff card

  • After orientation, come to building 46 to get your PolyCard.
  • ASI and CPC employees will need to present an ID request form.

To replace a PolyCard

*Photo ID Requirement*

  • Cal Poly requires one of these forms of government issued identification when obtaining a PolyCard ID.
  • The name on government authorized ID cards must match the name in Cal Poly records (e.g. legal names only; no nicknames or preferred names):


  • Passport (USA or International)
  • State Issued Driver’s License (USA Only)
  • State Issued Identification Card (Non-driver)
  • US Military ID




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