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

The CatCard Office is located in Room 111A on the first floor of Kolligian Library (just past the Students First Center).

Business Hours

Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday through Sunday: Closed

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 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.