Online Photo Submission for New Undergraduate Mcard

This web page is only for new Ann Arbor campus first year undergraduate and transfer students.

Online Photo Submission for New Undergraduate Mcard

If you have submitted a photo previously in the fall of 2022 or earlier and did not pick up your Mcard, contact: for instructions.  



                                                                                                      New graduate students click here.



  • Have you been issued a previous Mcard? See this link before submitting a photo!
  • If you have just created your university logon, you may have to wait a day to submit a photo.
  • Website maintenance could cause an outage during Midnight - 4 AM EST



Photo Submission Deadlines

  • December 21st - if you will attend Office of New Student Program orientation on January 3, 2023 or will be living in M Housing.
  • December 16th - for Ross Global Initiatives students
  • January 6th - for those who will not receive their Mcards at orientation, please allow at least one business day to process submitted photos before seeking to pick up your Mcard at the Mcard Center - SAB


To have your Mcard preprinted, use the photo submission link above.

  • Follow these Photo Specifications
  • Your physical government issued photo ID: U.S. driver's license, state ID, military ID or passport is required to pick up your Mcard.  A copy or picture of government ID is not valid.
  • Preprinted Mcards availability
    • If you will be living in MHousing, your Mcard should be provided at move-in.
    • If you will attend the Office of New Student Programs orientation on Jan 3rd from 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM at the Michigan League, Mcards will be there for pickup.
    • If you are not able to pick up your Mcard at the ONSP orientation, you can retrieve it specifically at the Mcard Center - 1011 Student Activities Building, 515 E Jefferson St. Mon - Fri 8 AM - 5 PM.
    • If you are new Ross Global Initiatives student, your photo submission deadline is December 16 and your Mcard will be available at your orientation on January 3.


Mcard or photo submission questions, contact:


PNC Bank is the new official consumer bank of the University of Michigan. PNC offers the convenience of using your Mcard as an ATM card for your bank account as well as 3 branches and 50 ATMs on and around campus. Plus, PNC Virtual Wallet Student gives students the checking and savings options they need--as well as interactive tools to help them easily keep track of their money. Learn more about PNC Bank at

See the Mcard PNC FAQs towards the top right of this page.  It also has a Campus Map!