Your Passport to Life at UCLA

Attention Incoming First Year & Transfer Students:

Have you applied for your UCLA BruinCard yet?

Make life a little bit easier and apply for your UCLA BruinCard online. If you would like to have your BruinCard ready for pickup on your scheduled New Student Orientation date, you must submit your application at least one week prior to the date of your orientation.

Applying for your card is simple. Here's all you have to do:

  • Select the "Apply for Card" tab on the left hand menu.
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  • Enter your UCLA Logon credentials.
  • Follow prompts and submit an approved photo.
  • For photo submission guidelines click here.
  • Submit your application and you're done!
Photo submissions are manually reviewed and could take up to five (5) business days to be processed.

Don't wait until the last minute.

Apply for your UCLA BruinCard today!

UCLA BruinCard Center

BruinCard serves many purposes and the convenience of all the included features makes it a must-have necessity! First year students should watch this video to learn more about how to use their card.

Official University ID:
Use your BruinCard to get in to campus events, as ID for student voting and as official identification for tests and finals.
Debit Card:
Use the EasyPay pre-paid debit card feature of your BruinCard to purchase a wide variety of items including food and textbooks at on and off campus merchants. No fees, no hassle! Simply deposit money to your card and you're ready to go!
Library Card:
Use your BruinCard to check out library books and pay for copies or print-outs.
Gym Pass:
BruinCard serves as your official gym pass. Simply scan your card as you enter and have full access to gym facilities and equipment.
Meal Card:
Use your BruinCard for meal swipes at any of the residential restaurants in On Campus Housing.
Access Card:
Your BruinCard gives you access to your On Campus Housing residential building and room, campus libraries and buildings.
Laundry Card:
Use your BruinCard at all On Campus residential building and University Apartments laundry facilities and never have to worry about collecting quarters again!

UCLA Faculty or Staff? Sign up for convenient Payroll Deduction!

To find out more about the True Bruin endorsement on the back of your BruinCard, click here.