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ISU Bengal ID Card   

High school students enrolled in ISU courses are eligible to obtain an ISU Bengal ID card to access the following privileges:

  • Library
  • Tutoring Services
  • Access to games area and bowling
  • Check cashing
  • Limited ASISU activities
  • Reed Gym - $47.70 (subject to change) an ISU semester.  Students must be 16 (or 18 in some cases) to have access to certain areas in the gym. Please check with Student Recreation Center when you pay your fee for specifics. Gym access is valid during ISU fall and spring term dates, not high school start and end dates. Your Bengal card is only valid while enrolled in an ISU class.

To obtain your Bengal ID card please take a photo ID to one of ISU campus locations listed below. Student can also request to have their Bengal ID mailed to them by doing the following.  

  • If you have never received a Bengal ID, upload your Bengal ID photo using Bengal ID online request form. The website explains the guidelines for an acceptable ID photo and provides a link to upload your photo and provide your name and Bengal number.
  • When you fill out the form, choose the campus option for Online/Twin Falls.
  • You will receive an email from infodesk@isu.edu to confirm whether or not your photo has been approved.
  • When you receive an email that your photo has been approved, reply that you are an Early College Program (ECP) student and provide your mailing address. Your Bengal ID will be mailed from the Pocatello campus within the next 24 hours (longer on weekends). It may take up to 5 business days to receive your ID, depending on your location in Idaho.
Campus Locations to get your Bengal Card:


Pocatello Campus 

Pond Student Union

Campus Connection Desk (located on 2nd level)

921 S 8th Ave Pocatello, ID 83209

(208) 282-4636


Idaho Falls Campus

Bennion Student Union

Information Desk

1776 Science Center Drive

Administration Building

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

(208) 282-7811


Meridian Campus

ISU Academic Facility

1311 E. Central Dr.

Meridian, ID 83642

(208) 373-1700


University Tutoring - Student Success Center

  • Writing Center
  • Math Center
  • Content Area Tutoring (CAT)

For more information visit the Student Success Center


Student E-mail   

All students admitted to ISU receive a free email account. Faculty and university departments will send email to this account regularly with pertinent information that is critical to your success as a student. This email account is available anywhere you have Internet access and should be checked on a regular basis. You can access your ISU email by clicking on the Goggle mail icon in BengalWeb.



If you a taking an on-campus course you may be required to obtain a parking pass in order to park in a university parking lot. You can obtain a parking pass at ISU Public Safety/Parking Services in Pocatello at 625 East Humboldt Bldg. 27 or in Idaho Falls at University Place, 1784 Science Center Dr.