ID Cards

ID Cards

The Mizzou TigerCard is the campus-issued identification card used for ID badges, student ID's, and to access many campus services. 

ID Office Hours
 
Regular Semester Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Interim (between Fall and Spring semesters) and Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The office is closed all University holidays, during Administrative Campus Closure Winter Break (December 25-January 1), and Spring Break.  We also close at 3 p.m. on any business day prior to a holiday. 

Phone: 573.882.1871

Email address: idcardreq@missouri.edu

Find answers about your ID Card at our ID Card FAQ's knowledge article. 

LOST CARD:  Login with your university credentials to http://tigercardmanager.missouri.edu to disable a lost card. Click on Report Lost Card and come to the ID Office for a replacement card.  You do not need to bring your Driver’s License, passport, etc., as we already have a photo of you on file. Be sure to tell us you marked your card lost! If you find the card, login again and click Report Found Card.  

Preferred names may be used on MU TigerCards. Students should update their information in myZou. Additionally, any University employee (including student employees) must work with their Human Resources representative to enter their preferred name into PeopleSoft HR. If you are an emplyee and a MU student and have a preferred name in myZou, but do not want to update your PeopleSoft HR record, let us know and we will pull your preferred name from myZou. 

ID Photo Submission:

NOTE: If you encounter an issue submitting a photo for the MU student ID creation process, there are a few options to try:

If you are still experiencing issues, please contact Tech Support at 882-5000. 

  1. Student logs in to idcardmanager.missouri.edu
  2. Student selects Notification Preferences and completes the information.  This will determine where notifications will be sent regarding accept, reject, etc. notifications of submitted photos. IMPORTANT:  If a mobile phone is listed, please enable it to receive texts from unknown numbers.
  3. Student reads about Name Requirement.  (see next FAQ, below)
  4. Student works to list ID Document name as myZou Primary Name.
  5. Student uploads image of ID Document. (See FAQ, below)
  6. When that is handled, student submits photo according to guidelines. (see FAQ, below)
  7. Student may click VIEW MY PHOTOS to follow the photo’s progression from Pending to Accepted.  Pending can mean the ID Document was not uploaded successfully, or that the photo has not been reviewed, yet.  When you upload the ID Document, you will be able to see it on the page.  If you don’t see your ID Document, it wasn’t successfully uploaded.
  8. If photo is rejected, student must begin, again, at step 1.
  9. If approved, photo is the official photo of record, for ID cards, myZou, etc.
    • For an error about a stale request, open the browser in "incognito mode" and log in to the site: idcardmanager.missouri.edu.
    • When submitting your ID Document, please make sure that you are submitting that file in the .jpg, .jpeg, or .png, format.
    • If you are using an iOS device to capture the images of your photo and ID Document, be sure to go to settings, then camera, then formats and change the camera format to “MOST COMPATIBLE”.  Then, capture the image leaving plenty of extra space around the top portion of the photo.
    • If you are having issues submitting the photo, and are using a desktop or laptop and do not see a pop-up box that allows you to crop and submit your photo, you may need to scroll to the top of the page to see the box (depending on your screen size).

ACCEPTABLE ID Documents: The ID Document must be a US Government-issued Photo ID. Examples include Driver’s License; watermarked paper copy of a Driver’s License, issued for use, until your Driver’s License arrives; Passport; Immigration card; etc.

PHOTO GUIDELINES:

  • Position yourself in front of a solid background, from which you are easily distinguishable. White, Gray, Beige is best.
  • Head must face straight at camera, filling most of the frame, with no shadows.
  • Prescription glasses must leave the eye fully visible.
  • Religious head coverings are permitted.
  • Hats, sunglasses, hands, other people or objects, unnatural expressions are prohibited.

Your TigerCard (MU ID) is your official University of Missouri identification and gives you access to many resources and facilities on campus.

Faculty and staff can use their TigerCard to:

  • Enter the MU Recreation Center (with paid membership)
  • Purchase meals and snacks at 21 Campus Dining locations with Gold Cash (activation required)
  • Receive a 10 percent discount on purchases at The Mizzou Store and Team Store
  • Charge medications at the MU pharmacy (75% FTE or more)
  • Check out materials from all MU Libraries
  • Clock in to campus jobs

Students use their TigerCard to:

  • Purchase non-academic items/services at all Campus Dining Services locations, the Mizzou Store, Mizzou Recreation, A.L. Gustin Golf Course, Print & Mail Services, Buck's Ice Cream and the Mizzou Meat Market with prepaid Tiger Cash funds.
  • Do laundry in residence halls (hall residents only)
  • Charge books and other educational expenses at The Mizzou Store
  • Enter the MizzouRec Complex (if student activity fee is paid)
  • Check out materials from all MU Libraries
  • Clock in to campus jobs

Find answers about your ID Card at our ID Card FAQ's knowledge article. 

ID Cards which become unusable or broken due to normal wear and tear may be replaced at no charge.

Replacement for lost or stolen IDs is $25.00, payable by student charge, payroll deduction, or MoCode.

Replacing a TigerCard for one showing perferred name is $25.00, payable by student charge, payroll deduction, or MoCode.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: To ensure campus safety, you must present both of these identification forms prior to receiving your first MU TigerCard:

  • Employee or Student ID number, as displayed in myHR and/or myZou.
  • Valid U.S. Government-issued photo ID (driver’s license, military ID, passport, state ID, watermarked temporary Driver’s Licenses, etc.).  You may purchase a Missouri state ID at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Visit the Licensing Checklist page for documents you will need to provide.

Students are eligible for ID cards within 33 days of the start of the semester in which the they are enrolled (with courses appearing in myZou), or have an active MU housing contract.

  • Student Legal Name must be associated in myZou as their Primary Name. To further ensure campus safety your LEGAL NAME must be associated with your myZou account.  Check in myZou.  The form to change your name is here.  This must be completed at least five business days prior to obtaining your first MU Student ID.   

Faculty ID cards are issued up to 30 days prior to employment start date, once the Personnel Action Form (PAF) has been completed by the hiring department and up to 48 hours after the appointment appears in PeopleSoft webapps.  Please call 573.882.1871 or email us before coming to the ID Office.

Staff ID cards are issued on or after the employment start date, once the Personnel Action Form (PAF) has been completed by the hiring department and up to 48 hours after the employee has provided I-9 documents, in person, at MU Human Resources in Jesse Hall.  Please call 573.882.1871 or email us before coming to the ID Office.

Visiting faculty and staff should work with their sponsoring department to complete a courtesy PAF and up to 48 hours after the appointment appears in PeopleSoft Webapps. An ID can be issued after your start date. Please call 573.882.1871 or email us before coming to the ID Office.

Vendors and contractors should work with their sponsoring department to complete a courtesy PAFand up to 48 hours after the appointment appears in PeopleSoft Webapps. An ID can be issued after your start date. Please call 573.882.1871 or email us before coming to the ID Office.

MU Health Care employees are issued a specific hospital identification badge by Hospital Human Resources. This badge is accepted campus-wide and is automatically activated for campus use.

The ID Card Office is located on the lower level of The Mizzou Store located inside the MU Student Center. Fall and Spring semester hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Interim (between Fall and Spring semesters) and Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Closed all University holidays, during Administrative Campus Closure Winter Break December 25-January 1, and Spring Break. We also close at 3 p.m. on any business day prior to a holiday. 

 
Preferred names may be used on MU TigerCards. Students should update their information in myZou. Additionally, any University employee (including student employees) must work with their Human Resources representative to enter their preferred name into PeopleSoft HR. If you are an emplyee and a MU student and have a preferred name in myZou, but do not want to update your PeopleSoft HR record, let us know and we will pull your preferred name from myZou. 

Find answers about your ID Card at our ID Card FAQ's knowledge article. 

Phone: 573.882.1871

Email address: idcardreq@missouri.edu

ID Photo Submission:

NOTE: If you encounter an issue submitting a photo for the MU student ID creation process, there are a few options to try:

If you are still experiencing issues, please contact Tech Support at 882-5000.

  1. Student logs in to idcardmanager.missouri.edu
  2. Student selects Notification Preferences and completes the information.  This will determine where notifications will be sent regarding accept, reject, etc. notifications of submitted photos. IMPORTANT:  If a mobile phone is listed, please enable it to receive texts from unknown numbers.
  3. Student reads about Name Requirement.  (see next FAQ, below)
  4. Student works to list ID Document name as myZou Primary Name.
  5. Student uploads image of ID Document. (See FAQ, below)
  6. When that is handled, student submits photo according to guidelines. (see FAQ, below)
  7. Student may click VIEW MY PHOTOS to follow the photo’s progression from Pending to Accepted.  Pending can mean the ID Document was not uploaded successfully, or that the photo has not been reviewed, yet.  When you upload the ID Document, you will be able to see it on the page.  If you don’t see your ID Document, it wasn’t successfully uploaded.
  8. If photo is rejected, student must begin, again, at step 1.
  9. If approved, photo is the official photo of record, for ID cards, myZou, etc.
    • For an error about a stale request, open the browser in "incognito mode" and log in to the site: idcardmanager.missouri.edu.
    • When submitting your ID Document, please make sure that you are submitting that file in the .jpg, .jpeg, or .png, format.
    • If you are using an iOS device to capture the images of your photo and ID Document, be sure to go to settings, then camera, then formats and change the camera format to “MOST COMPATIBLE”.  Then, capture the image leaving plenty of extra space around the top portion of the photo.
    • If you are having issues submitting the photo, and are using a desktop or laptop and do not see a pop-up box that allows you to crop and submit your photo, you may need to scroll to the top of the page to see the box (depending on your screen size).

ACCEPTABLE ID Documents: The ID Document must be a US Government-issued Photo ID. Examples include Driver’s License; watermarked paper copy of a Driver’s License, issued for use, until your Driver’s License arrives; Passport; Immigration card; etc.

PHOTO GUIDELINES:

  • Position yourself in front of a solid background, from which you are easily distinguishable. White, Gray, Beige is best.
  • Head must face straight at camera, filling most of the frame, with no shadows.
  • Prescription glasses must leave the eye fully visible.
  • Religious head coverings are permitted.
  • Hats, sunglasses, hands, other people or objects, unnatural expressions are prohibited.

Go to doitservices.missouri.edu and click on the Help icon. Login to the self-service portal with your University user id and password, and Search for Answers accordingly. For additional assistance, contact our Help Desk at 573-882-5000.

Additional Information

You may purchase a Missouri State ID if you do not have a valid form of identification. See the Licensing Checklist for the required documents.