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Division of Student Affairs

Obtain a CatCard

Get your CatCard

Students, faculty and staff receive their first CatCard at no charge.
University affiliates must pay $20 fee for their first CatCard, or may arrange with their sponsoring department to recharge the $20 fee.
 

Where to Go

CatCard office is located on the 1st floor of the Kolligian Library, Room 111A. You may email catcard@ucmerced.edu for any CatCard questions or concerns you may have, and we will respond to you shortly. For further information on how to obtain a CatCard, please visit our New Students and Employees page.
 

Accepted Identification

Bring a valid form of identification with you to the CatCard Office to obtain your CatCard. We accept:
  • Valid state driver's license
  • State-issued identification card
  • Military-issued identification card
  • Valid U.S. or foreign-issued passport
  • Other government-issued photo identification

Student Requirements

You must be enrolled in at least one class or be a new student participating in orientation.
 

Employee Requirements

New employees must provide:
  • A valid employee identification number (issued by Human Resources);
  • A valid UCMNetID (UC Merced NetID)
You can use our new CatCard Service" Patron Look" prior to visiting to verify if your record is in our system.