Your SUNY ID Card


All SUNY Potsdam students, faculty and staff are eligible for a SUNYCard.

The SUNYCard functions as the official College ID and is used to access:

  • Meal Plans
  • FLEX Dining Credits
  • Be-My-Guest Passes
  • Bear Express Accounts
  • copiers
  • vending machines
  • entrance to Residence Halls
  • use of facilities in Maxcy Hall
  • material sign out in Crane and Crumb Libraries

If you have questions concerning the SUNYCard, contact the SUNYCard Office in Merritt Hall at (315) 267-2658.

Report your card lost or stolen on BearPAWS

  • To avoid the possibility of someone else using your card, lost or stolen SUNYCards should be deactivated through BearPAWS. It is the responsibility of the owner to deactivate their card.
  • New cards may be obtained at the SUNYCard Office during regular business hours. A non-refundable fee of $10 will be imposed for replacement of lost cards.
  • When classes are in session, the office is open Monday thru Thursday from 8am until 4:30pm, and until 4pm on Friday.
  • PACES is not responsible for purchases made with lost or stolen cards.

To deactivate or reactivate a card:

  • Log into BearPAWS
  • Click on College Life and Auxiliary Services
  • Click on Report lost/found SUNYCard
  • Click Inactivate- if reporting card lost
  • Click on activate- if reporting card found.