Photo identification

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 & Print Services
  • IT &  Laptop Help Desk
  • Library Services
  • Studio Equipment Rentals
  • Scheduled Exams


Lost Photo ID cards are subject to a $20 replacement fee that can be paid at the Facilities & Studio office (cash only) or you may use your debit card at the Cashier's window on Level 7 of 230 Richmond Street West (RHB 715) prior to visiting Facilities & Studio Services on Level 2 of 51 McCaul Street (MCF 220) for card replacement. Please bring your receipt as proof of payment.

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


OCAD University Photo ID cards may currently be obtained at the Facilities & Studio Services office located at (MCF 220) 51 McCaul Street, Level 2.

Photo ID services are available  Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Operational hours are subject to seasonal and holiday changes.)










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.

For more information you may visit Safety & Security Services located at (MCF 215) 51 McCaul Street, Level 2 or via email