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Get My Student ID Card

For the safety and security of all, the Safety & Security Office at each college issues each student an ID card with their photograph, designated campus, and nine-digit student ID number. Students are required to wear their student ID cards at all times while on campus.  

Only currently enrolled students may obtain a student ID card. Once issued, it is the student's responsibility to retain the ID card and have it updated by the Security Department every semester.  

How to Obtain a Student ID Card

Student ID cards are issued by the Safety & Security Department. To obtain a student ID card, a student must present a photo ID and his/her current Class Schedule (study list), which is available online via or from the Registrar's Office.​ Valid photo IDs include: driver's license, state ID, City of Chicago ID, military picture ID, and​ passport.​


Student ID Cards are available in Room 1208. Students at the West Side Learning Center may obtain their student ID cards in Room 124. 



​Free upon registration; $10 replacement fee.  


​Student ID Cards are available at both Malcolm X College and at the West Side Learning Center at the following times:  

Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  
Friday : 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  


​All City Colleges of Chicago students and staff.  

Contact Information

(312) 850-7168
(312) 850-7175
1900 W Jackson Blvd.
Room 1316
Chicago, IL 60612
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