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CatCard office is temporarily close to in-person services

In keeping with UC Merced safe meetings and social distancing guidelines, the CatCard office will no longer be delivering in-person services until further notice. You may email for any CatCard questions or concerns you may have, and we will respond to you shortly.

Get Your CatCard

CatCard is your on-campus identification card, your access to athletics and gyms, the library, residence meal plans, and laundry facilities, photocopy and printing, purchasing textbook and supplies, Cat Track Pass, housing, and academic building access, and more. 

Learn more about CatCard, click here.  If you have any questions, please email

Get Your CatCard by Mail

The CatCard office can mail-out your CatCard ID. You must first upload your photo. Please visit CatCard Online Photo or Selfie Submission for instructions and guidelines.

Uploading your CatCard ID photo is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Click and visit the link above to submit your photo. UCMNet ID is required to log in. You must provide your current mailing address and upload a Government Issued ID or High School Student ID for verification. 

If you have any trouble uploading your photo, questions, or how we may be of further assistance to you, please email us at