As an RMIT student you will receive a student card for the duration of your studies.

How to get your student card

You can upload a photo 24 hours after you’ve enrolled in classes.

  • From the Students homepage, log in to myRMIT and select the myServices tab.
  • Select Click to capture photo.

When your photo is approved, we'll send an email to your RMIT student email account. Your student card will be mailed to you within 8-10 business days.

Make sure your mailing address is up to date:

  • In myRMIT select the myDetails tab.
  • Check your contact details and change if necessary.

Your responsibilities

  • You must carry your RMIT student card with you at all times while on campus. If a University staff member asks to see your card you must present it.
  • You must take your card to all exams and formal assessments.
  • Use of your card is your responsibility. Damage, loss or theft of your card must be reported to RMIT immediately by ordering a replacement card online. Until theft or loss is reported, any misuse of your card will remain your responsibility.
  • If you are no longer enrolled at RMIT your student card is not valid and you must not use it.
  • If you cancel your enrolment you must return your card to RMIT Connect.

Please note: student cards remain the property of RMIT University.

How to use your student card

Use your student card for:

  • Identification at RMIT service areas
    If a University staff member asks to see your card you must present it.
  • Identification at exams
    You must take your card to all exams/formal assessments.
  • Accessing the University Library
    Present your card when borrowing and if requested by staff when using Library facilities.
  • Printing and photocopying
    Use your student card for all your printing and photocopying.
  • Accessing secure areas (if required)
    Student cards enable access to approved secure areas of the University (if required), such as 24 hour computer labs. Your school will determine and authorise your level of access.

If your card is lost or stolen

Report the loss or theft to Campus Safety and Security on the relevant campus as a matter of urgency. RMIT Security will immediately deactivate the card. Until you report your card to Security and order a replacement card, any misuse of your card will remain your responsibility.

Order a replacement card immediately – see below for details.

How to replace your card

Go to Replacement Student Card Online Payment to request and pay for a replacement card.

The replacement fee is $25.

Once your payment has been received, RMIT Connect will cancel your current card and print a new student card using your existing student photo. Your student card will be mailed to your mailing address in 8–10 days. Please ensure your mailing address is current.

If your card was stolen you may be eligible for a partial refund of the replacement fee. Further details will be provided after you have made the online payment.

Expired cards

If your student card expiry date has passed and you are still a current RMIT student, visit RMIT Connect for a free replacement card.