Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholars

Stanford ID Cards

The identification (ID) cards on the Stanford campus are picture ID's with magnetic strips. You can get your new Stanford ID card at :

Tresidder Union
459 Lagunita Drive, 2nd Floor
Open: Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: (650) 498-2273

Bring a photo I.D. such as a driver's license or passport to obtain your Stanford photo ID. You must be registered in order to get an ID card. Your department administrator can tell you when the appointment process is complete and you are registered. Please inform the ID Card Office that you are a Postdoctoral Scholar in order to receive the appropriate type of card.  The card will say "Postdoctoral Scholar."

For more information, or for information about courtesy cards for spouses and other Card services, please consult the Stanford Card Office web site.


School of Medicine Postdocs Only: a second Photo ID card is needed for access to buildings located in the School of Medicine. You can get the School of Medicine ID card at:

Photo ID
300 Pasteur Drive, West Pavilion, Ground Floor, B06
Open: Monday - Friday,
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Phone: (650) 498-6290 or Email:

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