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Bay Card for Online Students

All new distance-learning CSUEB students enrolled in an online degree program can request an ID card (Bay Card) at no charge. A new student is defined as one who has not received an ID card from CSUEB in the past.Sample Baycard

The Online Student Bay Card* allows you to:

*Valid only when presented with a Photo ID such as your driver's license.

**Retailer discounts not guaranteed – please ask the sales associate at your local store if they provide a student discount

Requesting a student ID

The first ID is free of charge.  If you are a matriculated online student who cannot come to the Hayward or Concord campus to obtain your ID, you may request that one be sent to you.  To do this, please email CSUEB Online Campus at

If the card was lost, a replacement fee will be charged and a new card issued.  

Bay Card FAQs

On-campus students

If you are a currently enrolled on-campus student you may obtain your Bay Card at the Hayward or Concord campus
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