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ID Cards

Currently enrolled students and KCC staff are required to have a KCC-issued photo ID card. Students must be prepared to present their card to campus police and security officers and personnel in the Accounting Office, Admissions and Registration, Miner Memorial Library, bookstore, and other offices.

ID cards can be obtained in the Miner Memorial Library during regular library hours. Students must bring their registration statement and one other type of photo ID (driver's license, high school, FOID, etc.)

Credit students

Student IDCredit students have an active barcode on the back of the card. The card must be validated every semester.

Credit students can use the card to

  • Check out books from the KCC library and I-Share libraries such as Joliet Junior College, Olivet Nazarene University, Governors State University.
  • Enter college-wide activities
  • Check in and out of KCC Fitness Center

Replacement cards - $5 fee for first replacement; $10 fee for each subsequent replacement.

Health Career students

Health Career Student IDThe health student card is used at off-site clinical locations only. It has no active barcode or magnetic strip. The card is valid only while the student is enrolled in the health career program. 

Replacement cards - $5 fee for first replacement; $10 fee for each subsequent replacement.

Community students

GED students, Upward Bound and other high school grant program participants receive a community student ID card. 

Community Student IDThe community student card has an active barcode on the back. The card must be validated every semester.

Community students can use the card to

  • Check out books from the KCC library
  • Enter college-wide activities.

Replacement cards - $5 fee for first replacement; $10 fee for each subsequent replacement.

Staff and faculty

The staff card has an identification number on the barcode and in the magnetic strip on the back. The card does not have an expiration date. Human resources will collect the card during the exit interview.

Staff IDStaff can use the card to

  • Check out books from the KCC library and I-Share libraries such as Joliet Junior College, Olivet Nazarene University, and Governors State University
  • Use campus copiers
  • Check in and out at the KCC Fitness Center
  • Enter college-wide activities

Replacement cards - $5 fee for first replacement; $10 fee for each subsequent replacement.

In the future, the card will allow access to select areas and doorways and establish food service accounts.

Community members

Community Member IDThe community member card has an active barcode on the back. The card is valid for two years; the expiration date is on the card.

Community members can use the card to check out books from the KCC library.

$5 for the first card and for each replacement card.

Photo ID policy

This identification card must be carried at all times and presented to college officials when conducting business with the college.

The use of this card is governed by all Kankakee Community College regulations and is not transferable.

If presented by anyone other than the pictured cardholder, the card will be confiscated and all privileges revoked.

A lost, damaged or stolen identification card must be reported to the library office. There is a $5 fee for the first replacement and $10 fee for each subsequent replacement.

This card remains the property of Kankakee Community College and is to be surrendered on demand by any college official