During New Student Orientation, students will be taking photos for their BCPass. Your BCPass card is the College's official means of identification, enabling students, faculty and staff to access essential services and facilities on campus, including dining halls, libraries, events, recreation centers, campus building access and more. As an official ID card, the BCPass card will also be accepted by Bloomfield College to verify your identification when conducting personal business with the College where personal and confidential information will be exchanged. The BCPass card is also used for monetary transactions for BC Flex, BC Bucks, and BC Books.
Bloomfield College has a responsibility to protect the identity of its students, faculty and staff and must ensure the personal information is not shared unless appropriate identification is provided. As an institution Bloomfield College is bound by Federal FERPA (Family Educational Rights Privacy Act) regulations that are intended to protect the privacy of students' education records and Federal HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations that are intended to protect the privacy of health records. Therefore, the identification verification process required to issuance of the BCPass ID card requires official forms of identification as outlined in this policy.
Students, Faculty and Staff who are obtaining a BC Pass ID Card for the first time must show one form of government issued photo ID such as:
Please be sure to bring the necessary documentation with you to New Student Orientation so that you can be issued your BCPass. For more information about your BCPass and Identification Verification Policy, please click here.