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Get Your Student ID

As a student, you may want to get a LAVC Student ID to access many college services such as tutoring and academc support services, checking out books at the LAVC Library, using the prepaid printing system, and more!

How to Get your Student ID Card

The Student ID is issued in Admissions and Records, located in the Student Services Center (SSC) Admissions and Records. You can ask for your Student ID card the day after you enroll for classes.

Requirements: To request a Student ID, you need to:

  1. Be currently taking classes or enrolled for the following semester.
  2. Sign the Student ID Request form.
  3. Prove your identity with an official picture identification.

You can use one of the following as identification:

  • California ID, California driver's license, the official ID or driver's license from another state.
  • US passport or foreign passport.

Your initial student ID card is free. Subsequent cards are subject to a fee (Read the FAQ below).

Note: The LAVC Student ID card is the official identification issued by Los Angeles Valley College. The Student ID card is the property of Los Angeles Valley College and it is not transferable.

If you find a Student ID, please return it to the Campus Sheriff's Department.


It will be requested by many LAVC places such as Library, Foreign Language lab, Speech lab and Writing Center. You will need it to use the LAVC Prepaid Printing system. You will also get discounts at many stores when you show your Student ID. Some of the places that give discounts to students are movie theaters, buses and bookstores.

It shows your first name, middle initial and last name. In addition, it also shows your Prepaid Printing account number. Your Printing account number is the 16-digit number on the front of the card. That number is printed with spaces only to make it easy to read. The Printing account number does not have spaces.

Suffixes -- such as Sr, Jr, III, or PhD -- and titles -- such as Mr., Mrs., Ms., or Dr. -- are not shown on the ID


No. The Monarch card has not expired. It contains the same information and works just as the new Student ID.

Yes. Please request a new Student ID. If you turn in the old black and white ID, the new one will be free.

No. The Student ID does not expire.

The price as of October 2018 is $10.00. Please verify this price at the Business Office (located next to the LAVC bookstore).


Go to the Student Services Center (SSC) Admissions and Records office and change your official LAVC records. After doing that, go to the Business Office (located next to the LAVC bookstore) and pay for a replacement Student ID. Your new data will take 24 hours to be transferred to the Student ID system.

Yes. Go to the Business Office and pay for a replacement Student ID. Then, go to the Student ID window. You will be asked to get a new picture and to proof your identity.

Yes. The Student ID window phone number is (818) 947-2553. The Business Office phone number is (818) 947-2318.