Getting Your BruinCard
The BruinCard Center is operating at a satellite location and providing cards by appointment only. The distribution method for Fall 2021 new student BruinCards has not yet been determined. Please visit the BruinCard website for updates.
Apply at least two weeks prior to the start of your New Student Orientation session. To apply:
- Visit the BruinCard website and click on “Submit Photo” on the menu (you’ll need your UCLA Logon ID).
- Submit a passport quality photo with a plain white background. You’ll receive a completion email 1-2 business days later stating whether your photo was approved. If your photo is rejected, you can resubmit your photo as needed.
If You Already Have a BruinCard
- If you have a BruinCard from attending a UCLA Summer Session, you can continue to use that card as a regular UCLA student.
- If you have a BruinCard from a different affiliation with UCLA (e.g. healthcare volunteer badge, UCLA Extension student) and your previous card has been unused for one year or more, your card will be considered a first-time BruinCard.