Academic Specialist Manual

7.4 Identification Cards

Last revised: 8/24/2018

All academic specialists are required to obtain Spartan identification cards. The identification cards provide access to a variety of benefits and services. It is inappropriate to alter, falsify, or misuse an MSU I.D. card.

To obtain a Spartan ID Card, the academic specialist must visit the ID Office located in Room 170 International Center, 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday. A government issued photo I.D. (drivers license, passport, etc.) is necessary for processing.Your first University ID card is issued to you at no cost. 

Spouses of academic specialists may obtain IDs entitling them to certain privileges. To obtain the spouse card, the employee and spouse must both appear in person, present the employee's Michigan State University ID, proof of marriage, and a government issued photo such as a driver's license or passport. There is no charge for the initial card.

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