ID Cards

Students, Faculty, Administrators and Staff all receive a LazerCard, the official ID card of Onondaga Community College. The card features a convenient, pre-paid debit account option for making purchases all across campus.

Using Your LazerCard Off Campus

You can now use your LazerCard for purchases off campus at participating businesses.

FAQ’s for the LazerCard

What is the LazerCard?

The LazerCard is the official identification card of Onondaga Community College as well as the only way to access the residence halls if you reside there. The LazerCard also features a convenient, pre-paid debit account option for making purchases on campus. You can also complete many transactions online using the Get Funds portal.

Where is the LazerCard issued?

LazerCardS are issued at the LazerCard office at Student Central in the Gordon Student Center.

What do I do if I lose my LazerCard?

Please Note: You are responsible for reporting a lost card.

A lost card can be reported in one of 2 ways:

If you lose your LazerCard call Campus Security at 498-2478, or if during hours of operation the LazerCard office at 498-2270 immediately. After the card is reported lost it will be deactivated.


You can report your card lost by logging into your LazerCard Account using your OCC credentials. Once you are logged into the system select Report Lost Card from the left tool bar. You’ll be asked “Do you want to report your card as lost?” Select Yes. If you find your card you can log back and report your card found. The only way to protect your funds on the card and the access to your residence hall building is to report the card lost as soon as possible. To obtain a new card, a $15 fee would need to be paid at the front counter in Student Central and a receipt of this payment presented to the LazerCard Office for reissuing. Your account will remain the same, and any existing funds that were on the card when it was inactivated will remain.

Where can the debit function of the LazerCard be used?

You can utilize the debit function of the LazerCard at the following locations around campus:

Where can I apply funds to my LazerCard?

Deposits can be made the following ways:

  • You can apply funds to your LazerCard at Student Central. There, you will be asked to complete a deposit form indicating the amount you would like to deposit, the method of payment and the plan where you would like to deposit funds. There are three options active at this time: Student Dining, Student Other (which covers Vending/Laundry/OffCampus Vendors) and the Student Print Quota Option. The Dining Option includes purchases made in the Gordon Café, Whitney Café, Coulter Café, Mawhinney Café and Starbucks in Gordon. Funds can be applied using cash, check, money order, or credit card (MasterCard®, Visa® or Discover®).
  • Deposits to your LazerCard can also be made through Get Funds. Simply log in and select DEPOSIT TO ACCOUNT from the tool bar. Determine an amount from the pulldown and select which SV&C plan you wish to deposit to and select "Submit”. Follow the easy form and you’re done. Note: You may use the Student Other option to apply funds to your print quota.

There is a $2.50 minimum deposit amount when you download the GET app and all funds applied to the card are non-refundable and non-transferable. Funds are valid only for the current academic year through the last day of the Spring semester, unless the student is enrolled for summer sessions. If the student is enrolled for one or more summer sessions, his/her funds will expire on August 31st. LazerCard funds do not carry over into the next academic year. No cash withdrawals can be made from your LazerCard account.

Can I invite others to deposit into my account?

Yes you can. If you log into Get Funds and select INVITE TO DEPOSIT from the toolbar, a link is produced for you to share or send with someone to make a secure deposit directly into your LazerCard account using a credit card (MasterCard®, Visa® or Discover®).

What should I do if I experience a problem with my LazerCard?

If there is a problem with your card contact the LAZER CARD office. Please include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Student ID#
  • The specific location of the problem and any other detailed information that will assist in researching the problem.