Yale IDs

Getting a Yale I.D. Card

A Yale I.D. card serves the following purposes:

• General identification

• Entry to secured areas and buildings

• Use of Yale transportation services

• Access to library services

• Entry to athletic facilities and events*

• Entry to the Peabody Museum*

*Access to these may require fees.

To get your I.D., you will need to visit the I.D. Center closest to your department (http://idcenter.yale.edu):

Medical School I.D. Center, 203-785-6736

  333 Cedar Street, SHM Rm CE-1B         

Central Campus I.D.Center, 203-432-0165

   57 Lock Street, 1st Floor

Yale Spouse or Partner I.D.

Spouses and domestic partners are eligible for Yale I.D.s. Please bring the following documents to the I.D. Center:

1. Photo ID of card recipient and

2. Spouse or same sex domestic partner’s Yale ID card or ID number and

3. Document to show either marital or same sex domestic partner status. Marital or same sex domestic partner status documentation includes:

a. Copy of marriage certificate or town civil union document

b. J2 or other spouse visa, if passport contains both spouses’ names or

c. Family Attachment Form issued by Yale University Office of International Students and Scholars or

d. Letter signed by employee’s department chair or director on departmental letterhead attesting to marital status or

e. Employee’s life insurance policy with spouse identified specifically as spouse

Your NetID

Your NetID enables you to activate your yale.edu email account as well as gain access to numerous online resources. To find and activate your NetID, go to https://veritas.its.yale.edu/netid/ActivatePreLogin_Prepare.do