Washington University in St. Louis contractors and vendors can obtain an ID card from Card Services, located in Women’s Building, Rm. 002. Campus Card Services is available Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contractors can bring in a damaged or expired ID card to exchange for a new card at no cost but there is a $10 fee to replace a lost ID card. Another government-issued photo ID is required to obtain your first ID card or replace a lost card.

Step 1: Fill Out a Request Form

The Contractor Vendor ID Request Form  must be completed, and emailed to campuscard@wustl.edu to successfully obtain a WUSTL ID card. Submitting this form electronically will be the most efficient way to get it to our office. Save the form to your desktop, complete and sign it online, and email it to our office. Please reference the contractor name in the email. 

You may also bring a printed hard-copy to the office. 

Step 2: Obtain your ID card

After filling out and submitting a request form (either via e-mail or in person), bring a government-issued photo ID to the Campus Card Office (Women’s Building Suite 002) to receive your card.

Step 3: Obtain Stand-Alone Access

Certain doors on campus require special clearance to access. Such doors include those in the DUC or various maintenance rooms. For stand-alone access to be added to your card, you must contact the correct office BEFORE obtaining your ID card. 

Contact the Card Access office at cardaccess@wustl.edu with your name and ID request form for procedures on obtaining stand-alone access.

If you need access to any buildings managed by Residential Life, contact Rachel Hinnah at rstulce@wustl.edu with your name and ID request form for procedures on obtaining Res-Life access. 

Adding Bear Bucks

Contractors may deposit money onto their ID card. They must visit the Campus Card office with a completed Contractor Card Bear Bucks Request Form. A minimum deposit of $5.00 (cash or check only) is required to open an account. Additional information regarding locations where Bear Bucks is accepted can be found under the Bear Bucks tab on this website.

Using Your ID Card

The University Affiliate Plan is a declining balance account accepted for the purchase of food and beverage at all Bon Appetit- and Aramark-managed locations on the Danforth, West and North Campuses and the two locations on the Medical Campus. Learn more about how to use Bear Bucks funds on your card.

Download the Bear Bucks Request Form – Contractor (PDF) to set up and make a deposit into your Bear Bucks account.

Deposits may be mailed to:
Campus Card Services
CB 1055
Women’s Building, Rm. 002
Washington University in St. Louis
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130