Student ID Card

NMU Student ID Card Perks

With this Wildcat Express ID card, Global Campus students will receive all of the benefits as on-campus NMU students, including:    

  • Discounts on tickets to NMU sporting events and activities on campus
  • Library privileges including ability to check out NMU library books and utilize library resources
  • Bike rental from the NMU bike share program for up to three days with no charge
  • Discounts from Marquette County businesses that participate in the Wildcat Wallet Discount program:
  • Discounts from other businesses (discounts may include movie theater, cultural events, restaurants and public transportation)

More information about and how to manage the Wildcat Express ID card can be found at the Wildcat Express Center.


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Instructions for NMU Student ID Card

If you would like to receive an NMU student ID card, please follow the instructions below: 

  1. Take a photograph of yourself that adheres to the below requirements and save it as a .JPEG file.
  2. Submit the following to
  • Your photograph in a .JPEG format. 
  • Your name and NMUIN (to find your NMU IN: log in to your MyNMU account. Click on your username in the upper right corner of the page. Your NMU IN will be listed on the page that follows.)

Within a few weeks of receiving the photos, the ID cards will be sent to your permanent mailing address on file with NMU.

Photo Requirements

  • Only .JPEG images are accepted.
  • Frame subject with full face, front view, eyes open (see pictures below) LEAVE A MARGIN FOR US TO CROP.
  • Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to bottom of chin.
  • Submit a color photograph with subject against a PLAIN LIGHT COLORED BACKGROUND (e.g. white, tan, light blue).
  • Position subject and lighting so that there are no distracting shadows on the face or background.
  • Subject must have a natural expression and be facing forward.
  • Center head within frame.
  • Make certain it is a photo you want.  Requesting a reprint for vanity reasons will result in producing another card at the expense of the student/school.
  • No hats, sunglasses, jewelry, or garments of any sort that obstruct the view of the subject’s face. No other people or objects in the photo.
  • No senior portraits, school photos or other copyrighted materials.
  • Do not submit a photo other than that of the subject.  University policies regarding fraud will be enforced.
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