Admissions & Enrollment Planning

Bronco Access Card

Bronco ID

The Bronco Access Card is the official Cal Poly Pomona photo identification card for all Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, students and affiliates. It can also be used for dining services and convenience store locations, as well as access to campus services, buildings, and laboratories. 

Authorized Use

The Bronco Access Card, and all uses of, is governed by the University and remains the property of Cal Poly Pomona. This card is non-transferable.

Students

Strict privacy rules govern the release of information concerning individual students. The Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act, commonly known as FERPA, makes mandatory the protection of students' privacy in regard to the educational records of current and former Cal Poly Pomona students.  Certain information, referred to as "Directory Information", may be disclosed to individuals other than the owner of the record without prior consent.  For more information on Cal Poly Pomona's Directory Information, refer to the Registrar's Office website.

Photograph

Your photograph, and any other personal information not considered "directory information" can be released only to an employee of the University who has a legitimate educational need to know, certain specific government agencies, or to other individuals only if the student signs a written release.

University Employees and Affiliates

Your photograph is protected by the Information Practices Act and will not be released unless permitted or required by law.

Privacy Restriction

Your photograph will be used to create your Bronco Access Card. Its uses will be subject to the University Policy for Usage of Computing Resources and Privacy Rules on Confidentiality of Student Information.

Read a detailed explanation on Cal Poly Pomona's privacy and usage policies.

To report a lost or stolen card, please log on to the BroncoBucks website.  You can also log on to the BroncoBucks website to report your card found.

To obtain a Replacement Card, please bring the following to the Photo ID Unit:

  • Cashier's receipt for $15.001;
  • Government-issued photo ID2; and
  • Bronco Number.

The Photo ID Unit will need to verify in its database that you are an active student, faculty or staff, or an eligible affiliate of the University.

Faculty/Staff, including affiliates, will not be charged for replacement cards.

Go to the Cashier's Office, CLA building, 1st Floor, Japanese Garden entrance to pay the $15.00 Bronco Access Card replacement fee.

Government-issued photo identification can be a driver’s license, state identification, military ID, passport, etc.

Why should you get a Bronco Access Card?

This card entitles you to the following privileges:

  • Use of computing resources
  • Use of the University Library
  • Use of Health Services
  • Access to Recreational and Fitness facilities on campus
  • Use as a debit card for on-campus purchases

Get Your Bronco Access Card!

As a CPP student, you are required to have a Bronco Access Card (Student ID card), which you will receive during orientation.

  • Driver's license; or
  • State/country identification card; or
  • Military ID; or passport; etc.

Why should you get a Bronco Access Card?

This card entitles you to the following privileges:

  • Use of computing resources
  • Use of the University Library
  • Use of Health Services
  • Access to Recreational and Fitness facilities on campus
  • Use as a debit card for on-campus purchases
Get Your Bronco Access Card!
  1. Go to the Cashier’s Office, CLA Building 1st Floor, and pay $5.00 for your initial Bronco Access Card.
  2. Go to the Photo ID Unit, CLA Building 2nd Floor, Tower side. Bring the receipt and one of the following government issued photo identification:
  • Driver’s license; or
  • State/country identification card; or
  • Military ID; or passport; etc.

How to get a NEW Bronco Access Card

Go to the Photo ID Unit, CLA Building 2nd Floor, tower side. Bring one of the following government issued photo identification:

· driver's license; or
· state identification card; or
· military ID; or
· passport; etc.

Anyone requesting a Bronco Access card will need to present a government issued photo identification (e.g. driver's license, state identification card, military ID, or passport, etc.).  You should also know your nine-digit Bronco Number. The Photo ID Unit will need to verify in its database that you are an active faculty/staff or eligible affiliate of the University.

Faculty/Staff, do not pay for Bronco Access Cards.

If you work as a University employee but discontinue your employment and become a student, you will need to replace your "Faculty/Staff" card with one that reads "Student." There is a $5.00 fee for your first "Student" card, and a $15.00 fee for subsequent replacements.

Note: Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, and Teaching Assistants are classified as "Students," not "Faculty/Staff."
 

The magnetic strip is on your Bronco Access Card is compatible with card readers at most campus dining service and convenience store locations, the Bronco Bookstore, Farm Store, ASI Box Office, and computer labs. To find out more information about how to fill your Bronco Access Card with Bronco Bucks, visit the BroncoBucks website.

For additional questions regarding your Bronco Access Card, please email broncoaccess@cpp.edu.