IT manages the production of all faculty, staff and student ID cards. Your Raider Card controls your access to rooms, labs, Meal Plans, printing, laundry (for residents), the Raider Plan which can be used at a variety of on and off-campus merchants, Kern Center membership, Student Advantage Discount Program and more.

New Card Requests

All students must submit a photo via the Webcard Portal. You will need your MSOE user ID and password. Your photo will be reviewed for acceptability and a confirmation email will be sent to your email whether it was accepted or rejected. Once printed, new cards can be picked up at the Help Desk

Photo Requirements:

  • Picture cropped to face only. Do not crop off your forehead. No sunglasses or hats are allowed
  • Face forward for picture
  • You must have a light plain background
  • Upload identification so we can confirm the picture is actually you
  • Only .jpeg images are accepted

In the event that a new student cannot take a photo or upload a photo, they must submit a service ticket at least 4 hours in advance and then visit the Help Desk with the submitted ticket number. They then will be escorted to the ID Card station.

Replacement Card or Photo

Replacement cards or photos can be requested via the Help Desk ticket system. A $10 fee will be charged to the student's account for replacement cards.


Registered students can use their Raider Card to charge your Bookstore purchases to your student account. Simply tell the Bookstore cashier you want to use the book slip plan.

This plan is ctive within one hour of registration for classes but can only be used the Monday of the 11th week through Friday of first week of classes each quarter.

Room access

Changes in access around campus must be submitted by full-time staff or department chairs. Requests should be submitted to or via the web portal. Requests should include ID, Name, Course Code (if applicable), room, and time schedule.

Student Advantage

You can add a four-year Student Advantage Discount plan onto your MSOE ID Card for $45 or purchase for one-year for $20.The Student Advantage membership provides students with exclusive discounts of up to 50% off at more than 20,000 locations nationwide.  By adding Student Advantage to your MSOE ID Card, you can save with local businesses in the Milwaukee area.  View a complete list of featured discounts and national brands. If a membership is purchased a new ID card will need to be printed with the Student Advantage membership information.