Getting Your Student ID Card

What Is a T-Card?

 

First and foremost, your T-Card is your student identification card, but it is so much more than that.

 

  • Your T-Card will allow you to activate your UTORid which will then give you access to the University Wi-fi Network, your U of T email, and your course portal (BlackBoard)
  • Your T-Card will also give you access to the fitness facilities here at the University, including the new Goldring Centre located on Devonshire Street right behind the Innis Residence.
  • You can also load money onto your T-Card:

 

How Do I Get My T-Card?

 

1. Prepare Your Documents

 

a. University Identification: Your Student Number or your UTOR/JOIN ID or your University of Toronto letter of admission for the current or upcoming session; and

b. Proof of Citizenship:

If you are Canadian, you will need one of the following options: (click to expand)
  • Option 1: Valid Canadian passport
  • Option 2: Both your Canadian birth certificate and one (1) piece of government-issued photo identification
  • Option 3: Canadian citizenship certificate or card and one (1) piece of government-issued photo identification
If you are a permanent resident of Canada, you will need one of the following options:
  • Option 1: Valid permanent Resident Card and one piece of government-issued photo identification
  • Option 2: Record of landing (IMM1000) and one (1) piece of government-issued photo identification
  • Option 3: Confirmation of permanent residence (IMM 5292 or IMM 5688) and one (1) piece of government-issued photo identification
If you are an individual recognized by the federal government as being registered under the Indian Act:
  • The T-Card office will accept both the existing Canadian Certificate of Indian Status as well as the new Secure Certificate of Indian Status card (SCIS).
If you are an International student, you must have immigration permission to remain in Canada for the length of your studies:
  • You must show your Passport – (non-Canadian), including valid study permit.

*Note: All documents presented must be up to date (i.e. not expired) and original (i.e., no copies). The government-issued photo identification card must be no more than 5 years old. The name must be the same as the name on the application and the University’s records systems. If there has been a name change, a marriage certificate or other documentation supporting the name change must be provided.

 

2. Head down to the T-Card Office at Robarts Library located at 130 St. George Street