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ID Card & Parking Permits

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ID Card

To obtain a Student ID, first-time students must bring a valid government ID (such as  Driver License, State issued ID card, or current US Military ID card) to:

Office of Public Safety located in Delaware Hall, Room 047 on the Columbus Campus.


Business Services Office, lst floor of Moeller Hall on the Delaware Campus.

Replacement Cougar ID cards can be purchased at the Cashier's Office, and by bringing the paid receipt and secondary ID  to the Public Safety office in Delaware Hall.

This card will help the college better serve you as a customer and will allow you access to buildings, equipment and recreational facilities, library privileges, and use of the many services we offer at Columbus State.

Parking Permit

At this time, students who will have a vehicle on campus must display a current semester parking permit.

You can buy a parking permit in person at the Cashiers and Student Accounting Office, Columbus Campus  or by CougarWeb on the Delaware Campus or Regional Learning Centers. You can also pay by mail, CougarWeb, phone (614) 287-5353) or drop box.  Regardless of your method of payment, the parking permit will be mailed to the current address on file with the College. Please ensure your address is correct before paying for a parking permit.

Please note:

Temporary permits can be obtained through the Office of Public Safety or you can download a Temporary Parking Pass here. Student parking is well marked on campus and students with permits are allowed to park in any of the student parking areas.