Student Activity Card

Example of a student activity card with the college logo, student name, and student ID number.

Fall 2023 Student Activity Cards

are now available to purchase for currently enrolled Palomar Students

Fall 2023 Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Fridays CLOSED

Hours for the production of Fall 2023 semester cards have been reduced due to a lack of staffing. Please contact the Office of Student Life & Leadership (2594) if you need to make an appointment outside of these hours.

This Student Activity Card IS NOT a valid form of government ID and does not serve as a formal proof of identity in any capacity.

Card Benefits

  • Discount Movie Tickets (Regal)
  • Discount NCTD Sprinter/Breeze Monthly Pass (take card to Cashier’s Office)
  • Free locker usage
  • Free Scantrons
  • Free limited printing
  • Discounts at local businesses and more

Click link to view or download a complete list of Student Activity Card Benefits for Fall 2023.

Payment options

Student Activity Cards can be purchased each semester for $15.00 in person or online. Student Activity Cards are an optional purchase that has benefits associated with it.

In Person

Cashier Services (San Marcos campus)
Location: A-2
Visit the Cashier Services for hours of operation and more information


Log into your MyPalomar Account using Firefox as your browser (otherwise you will receive an error message at the payment page)
Under the Student Center tab go to My Account, then click on Activity Cards (IDs)

Take Picture / Receive Card

Get your picture taken and receive your card at the Access & Engagement Center located in SU-19
Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am-2:00 pm
Fridays – Closed


Cards are not being produced at the centers during summer semester

Rancho Bernardo – Date/Time TBD
Fallbrook – Date/Time TBD
Escondido – Date/Time TBD

Extended Evening Hours

Escondido campus – SSC Lobby

October 4th, 2023 5- 7pm

November 1st, 2023 5 – 7pm
*Pre-payment is required as no cash will be accepted

Fallbrook campus – Student Lounge

October 18th, 2023 5 – 7pm

November 15, 2023 5 – 7pm
*Pre-payment is required as no cash will be accepted

Rancho Bernardo campus – SEC 148

October 11th, 2023 5 – 7pm

November 8th, 2023
*Pre-payment is required as no cash will be accepted

Please note, if you lose your Student Activity Card or it is stolen, students are required to repurchase a replacement card for $15 to receive student activity benefits.