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Student ID Cards

student id cardYour Student ID Card is your official Douglas College picture identification. Student ID Cards are produced by the Office of the Registrar for Douglas College students registered in courses for the current semester. Your Douglas College ID Card is valid for five years.

Student ID Card - Hours and Locations

New Students for Winter 2020 can receive their Student ID card beginning January 2 at the dates/times/locations below.  Current/Valid Government Photo Identification is required.

Lost or Stolen Replacement Cards: Continuing Students studying in Winter that require a replacement card must first visit the Office of the Registrar to pay a replacement fee of $20 with a debit or credit card before their card can be issues at the locations below.

Dates Times Locations

Jan 2 & 3

9:00am - 4:00pm

NW Concourse


Jan 6 to 7 9:00am - 6:00pm NW Concourse


COQ A1450

Jan 8 - 9  9:00am - 6:00pm

NW Concourse

Jan 8 - 9  

9:00am - 5:00pm

COQ A1450 
Jan 10 9:00am - 4:00pm NW Concourse


COQ A1450


Following the above noted dates, please visit the Office of the Registrar.


Student ID Card Functions

It is advised that you carry your Douglas College Student ID Card with you while on campus, as it serves many functions. Your Student ID Card:

  • is your Douglas College library card, providing you access to Douglas College library privileges, including off-campus access to the library's database
  • must be shown with the Compass Card when using Translink services
  • may be requested when writing exams or when picking up confidential information from the Registrar’s Office
  • is required to access campus facilities outside of regular college hours, and during periods of limited access, such as Sundays and holidays
  • gives you access to rooms that may be specific to your program

The Semester System

The calendar year is divided into three academic terms (semesters) of approximately 15 weeks.

Each semester is a unit with its own registration and final examinations.

In many programs, students may enter at the beginning of any semester and attend one, two, or three semesters, as they wish, within a calendar year.

  • Semester I - Winter: January to April or May
  • Semester II - Summer: varied lengths, usually May to August
  • Semester III - Fall: September to December

student id icon For more information about Student ID Cards, please call 604 527 5478