Spring 2021 Students Moving On-Grounds

If you do not have a UVA ID card, and have not yet submitted a photo to the ID Office, you should do that as soon as possible at  Your Academic ID card will be available for pick-up the day of your scheduled move-in.  You will need to pick-up your ID in advance of your time slot for move-in from the ID Office, located at 525 McCormick Road in the OHill Dining Hall.  The ID Office is open 8 am - 5 pm, M-F.  There is short-term parking directly adjacent to the ID Office.  Please remember to bring a valid government-issued photo identification (driver's license, passport, or US military ID) to obtain your UVA ID. No appointment is necessary for Spring Move-In IDs.


Other Academic ID Needs:  To schedule an appointment for the Academic ID Office in the next 30 days, navigate to Academic ID Card Information, upload your photo, submit the application requesting an ID and then select a preferred appointment time slot.

UVA Students on grounds



Operations Notice

The Academic ID Office is by appointment only.  Navigate to the Academic ID Card Information page to submit the application form meeting your specific ID need and to schedule an appointment. 

The Academic ID Card Office is located on the corner of Alderman and McCormick Roads in the Observatory Hill Dining Hall, 525 McCormick Road, Lower Level. Parking is available on McCormick Road using the ParkMobile app. 


The University of Virginia Academic Identification (ID) Card combines many features all on one card. Some of the features include:

  • Identification
  • Library Circulation Privileges
  • Building Access
  • Meal Plans
  • Flex Dollars (student only)
  • Cavalier Advantage Access to University services (laundry, vending, Newcomb Post Office)
  • Student Health facilities (student only)
  • Access to recreational facilities
  • Charge privileges at University Bookstore locations (student only)
  • Admission to athletic events (student only)
  • University Transit