Cardinal Card

Cardinal Card is more than a University ID

Cardinal Card is a high tech, color ID card that provides you with a fast, convenient, easy and safe way to access and purchase programs and services on and off campus.

You Need a Cardinal Card For...

  • Cardinal Cash - on and off campus prepaid declining debit account
  • The College Store
  • Dining Services - access your meal plan
  • Fitness Center- required to access gym
  • Door Access; labs, dorms
  • Feinberg Library
  • Special Event Tickets...

WHERE DO I GET MY ID?

  • SUNY Plattsburgh’s ID Card Office is located at College Auxiliary Services (CAS) in Clinton Dining Hall.

IS THERE AN iPHONE APP FOR MY CARDINAL CARD? 

  • Yes!  Go to the Apple iPhone app store and download your free app or Google search: Cardinal Card Apple App.  With the Cardinal Card app, you can check your balance, make a deposit and report your card lost or stolen.  

CAN I MAKE A CASH WITHDRAWAL FROM MY CARDINAL CASH ACCOUNT?

  • No, sorry Cardinal Cash is a prepaid debit account, cash withdrawals are permitted.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO & WHEN CAN I GET MY ID?

  • Come to the ID office in Clinton Dining Hall
  • Have your photo taken
  • Sign your ID
  • Get your ID card immediately

ID CARD OFFICE HOURS

  • Regular hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Summer hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Office Hours for Orientation: The ID card office is open at convenient hours that suit your orientation schedule – you will have plenty of time to get your ID ~ your orientation leaders will keep you informed.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I LOSE MY ID?

  • It’s important that you report your ID lost or stolen immediately.
  • Your card will be suspended and no one will be able to use it.
  • If you find your ID you must come into the ID card office to reactivate it.
  • For security reasons we cannot reactivate IDs over the phone or via email.
  • Once a new card is issued your old card cannot be reactivated or used.

ID CARD REPLACEMENT FEES

  • The fee to replace a damaged card is $5.00 (you must present the damaged card to receive this discounted fee).
  • The fee to replace a lost or stolen card is $15.00.
Cardinal Card Collage