Sage ID is required for:

  • library services
  • dining services
  • recreation and fitness centers
  • residence hall access
  • entry to events and activities
  • free fares on all CDTA bus routes

Students, staff and faculty are required to present a valid Sage ID card to any college official upon request. If your Sage ID card has been lost or stolen, there is a $15 charge to replace it.

Rules for Sage ID Photos

To create your Sage ID card, submit an electronic photograph of yourself. Follow these guidelines to create a suitable “passport-style” photo:

  • clear, forward-facing color photo
  • taken from the shoulders up
  • head and neck centered in the frame
  • solid, light-colored background
  • no sunglasses or head-coverings *
  • file submitted in .jpg format

Sage ID Photo Examples
Need help? Read the how-to article in the knowledge base.

* Please call 518-244-2222 or email [email protected] if you have questions concerning this policy.

Obtain your Photo ID at College Services

Albany Campus
Administration Building, Basement
Weekdays 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.–-5:00 p.m.
or by appointment

Troy Campus
John Paine Building, Basement
Weekdays 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m
or by appointment