Photo identification

Please be advised that during RAD (Registration Assistance Days) Photo ID services will be held at 

49 McCaul Street from Monday June 26 until Thursday June 29

Hours: 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

We will resume Photo ID services at our previous location of 51 McCaul Street on Level 2

Monday July 3 from 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Students, staff and faculty are required to carry a valid OCAD University Photo ID card while on campus in order to access some of the buildings, areas and services on campus.

  • AV loans
  • Copy and print services
  • IT and laptop help desks
  • Library services
  • Studio equipment rental
  • Scheduled exams

Lost Photo ID cards are subject to a $20 replacement fee.  This fee must be paid at the Cashier on Level 7 of 230 Richmond Street West (RHB 715), prior to visiting Facilities Planning & Management for card replacement.

New students, staff and faculty must present a valid government ID in order to obtain an OCAD U photo ID card.


Card and key access

University employees and students requiring card access and/or key access to specific rooms or areas must submit all requests to their department head, or delegate.

Requests that are approved will be forwarded by the department head, or delegate to for processing.

Requests for card access will be processed and the access will start within three (3) business days of the departmental approval being received. There is no need to go to the Facilities Planning & Management office for card access requests.

Requests for keys that are forwarded by the department head or delegate will be processed within three(3) business days and an email will be sent to the requester when the key(s) are ready for pick up.

Note: Each employee must sign for the key(s) assigned to them in person once notice has been sent.

University Photo ID cards and keys may currently be obtained at the Facilities Planning & Management office, located at (MCF 220) 51 McCaul Street, Level 2.

Hours of operations are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Operational hours are subject to seasonal and holiday changes.)