The One Card

The One Card

The Official College ID for Students, Faculty, and Staff

It is highly encouraged that all students, faculty, and staff have a The One Card.

This card is required to utilize the following functions:

  • Library Services to check out OCC materials and access other resources from state institutions
  • Copying and Printing on any campus with The One Card

Need a replacement card?

Request a replacement The One Card via the Manage Card link. Login to request a replacement card.

Get Your Card!

All The One Cards

The One Cards are now all mailed to the address on file with the college. If you have out of state or out of country address your card will not be mailed and you will need to make arrangements with The One Card Office. You can email us at or call us at (248) 341-2087.

Submit Your Own Photo

Here are the criteria for an acceptable ID card photo:

  • The background on your photo should be light to white in color, and preferably smooth like a poster board.
  • Images should not be dark, shadowed, or distorted. Take your picture in a well-lit area.
  • Avoid submitting photos with filters, especially those with animal ears, stars, hearts, glasses or altered features. Your photo must identify you.
  • Be sure that your photo pixel size is up to 400 x 500 pixels. (Generally you can right click on a photo and find the pixel size under Properties.)
  • Photos cannot exceed the 4 MB size limit.
  • Photos with additional items visible (i.e.: hands, sinks, seatbelts, flags, other people, etc.) are not acceptable.

Upload your photo

Student Reminders

  • Your The One Card holds your personal information. Treat it as you would any other important card.
  • Avoid allowing other students access to your card.
  • Add funds to your card prior to exam times to avoid copy and printing delays.

Replacement Cards

Click here to be connected to the Manage card link to purchase a replacement The One Card.  Replacement cards are $10. 

If you would like a new photo on your replacement card, email the new photo to: within 24 hours of submitting payment for the replacement card. 

Be sure to include your ID number in your message and that your new photo meets all of OCC's published guidelines for ID photos.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about The One Card or the services offered, contact

Card Services 
Phone: (248) 232-4400