Graduate Terrier Cards

The Terrier Card is the official Boston University student and staff identification card.

New graduate students on the Charles River Campus upload their Terrier Card ID photo, see photo upload procedure and guidelines. After you have uploaded your photo, you will be picking up your Terrier Card at your graduate program office.

Medical Campus students, please contact the Medical Campus ID office located at 650 Albany Street. For more information, you may call 617-358-7603 or email

Terrier Card Replacements

If you lose or damage your Terrier Card, we can make you a replacement card using a contactless procedure. Please note there is a replacement fee of $40 for each new card.

To request your replacement Terrier Card:

Once we review your completed form and photo upload, you will be contacted by TCO staff to schedule a pick up time for your Terrier Card.

Contact Information

For any questions please contact us via email at (Please include your BU ID number).

Charles River Campus
Terrier Card Office
25 Buick Street, 1st Floor (Housing Office)
Open Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm (except on observed University holidays)