Getting your YU-card is quick and easy. After you enroll in courses, visit the YU-card Office to have your photo taken. You'll receive your card on the spot! To avoid long line-ups in September, submit your photo online and come pick it up on campus this summer. To visit campus this summer you can either book a tour through YUSTART, your Faculty, or come explore campus on your own! *Please see exceptions below.
Upload your photo online
Skip the lineups and upload your YU-card photo online today. We make it easy for you to upload your own photo and get your YU-card ready for pickup with our online upload tool, all you have to do is sign in with your Passport York.
YU-card photo upload tool open May 15 to August 15.
What do I need to bring?
- Your York U student number
- To apply for or pickup your YU-card, you must bring one of the following pieces of government-issued photo identification. If you do not possess any ID issued by a Canadian federal, provincial or territorial government, you must present a passport.
- Driver’s licence
- Photo Health Card
- Ontario Photo Card
- Permanent Resident Card
- Certificate of Indian Status
*Note all documents must be valid and original (no copies/photos)
Use of the YU-card is subject to the terms and conditions of the YU-cardholder Agreement.
Personal information in connection with the YU-card is collected under the authority of The York University Act, 1965, and will be used for the YU-card and related educational, administrative and statistical purposes. If you have any questions about the collection of personal information by York University, please contact:
Manager, YU-card & Food Services, York University, 200 William Small
Centre, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, tel. 416-736-5674, email
Information regarding services you can access with your YU-card is available at: http://www.yorku.ca/yucard. The YU-card is the property of York University.