Identification Card (MiddCard) and Photo Policies

The MiddCard is a personal identification card with a picture. It allows students, faculty, and staff specific privileges. Middlebury College shall be responsible for storing the photo electronically and will only use the photo for official college business.

Student identification card photos taken shall be maintained by the College as part of the student's record and are considered personally identifiable information under FERPA.

Employee photos shall be maintained as part of the employee's employment record.

Members of the College may choose to place their college photo with their listing on the college's Web directory. Each person is individually responsible for adding his or her photo to the directory. For information on this process, see http://go.middlebury.edu/dir?help or contact LIS.

Midd Card Privileges and Policies

  • Admission to athletic facilities during posted hours
  • Admission to campus events
  • Campus library book and materials loan privileges
  • Open access to all dining halls [enrolled students]

All students must have a MiddCard and may not allow others to use it for any reason.

All employees of Middlebury College are eligible for an identification card, which entitles the employee to certain privileges including: access to athletic facilities during posted hours (subject to Athletics Facilities policy regarding use and guest limits), discounts at the College store, and library privileges. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings.

Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access)

Please see the Employee Benefits policy or contact Human Resources for information on discounts available to eligible employees.

There is a $20 replacement fee assessed to students who have lost MiddCards.

MiddCard holding employees and spouse/partners are entitled to a 15 percent discount on most purchases at the College Store.

The Natatorium, fitness center, and ice rink are available to cardholders during posted hours. Students have priority in the use of these facilities. The Athletics Facilities policy explains the use of facilities and the guest limits. When there is an admission charge at campus events, the MiddCard may entitle the holder to a discount. Dependent children of current valid MiddCard holders may attend some functions if accompanied by their parent(s).

Please see the Employee Benefits policy for information on Golf Course and Snow Bowl discounts for eligible employees.

Employees must return their MiddCards to Human Resources upon termination of employment or if they lose their MiddCard eligibility. Retirees are encouraged to trade their former employee MiddCards for a retiree MiddCard.

Middlebury College reserves the right to cancel a MiddCard if the card is misused or if the status of the cardholder changes.

A more detailed description of the MiddCard and its many uses is available from the Department of Public Safety.