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Spartan ID Card Frequently Asked Questions

Are some of the services on your card not working?

You can call the following numbers for assistance:

Problems with the Library?

(517) 355-2345

Problems with Electronic Door Access?

(517) 355-2222

Problems with Parking Gates?

(517) 355-8440 ext. 0   

Problems with Spartan Cash or Meal Plans?

(517) 355-CASH (2274)

Where is it safe to punch a hole in the card so that I may attach it to a lanyard?

Sorry, nowhere. The Spartan ID card is embedded with a microchip and antenna, both of which will be damaged by a hole punch. You should consider friction grip lanyards, a card wallet, or plastic ID holder.

What are all the numbers on my card?

Your Spartan Card uses different technologies on the card to access a variety of campus services.

Spartan ID card diagram


International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 170
East Lansing, MI 48824

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.


(517) 355-4500


(517) 353-2006