From President Frank H. Wu:

This is a reminder that effective Monday, April 29, all people entering the Queens College campus must present either a Queens College or CUNY ID card to public safety personnel. 

All vehicles must display a valid decal. 


Pedestrian and vehicle access to campus must be made as follows:   

  • The Main Gate entrance and exit on Kissena Blvd by the Public Safety office will be open to vehicles and pedestrians from 6:30 am to 11 pm. 
  • Gate 2 at Melbourne Ave and 150th street will be open from 7 am to 11 pm for vehicle and pedestrian traffic. 
  • Gate 3 at Reeves Ave and 153rd Street will be open for vehicles and pedestrians 24/7. 
  • Effective Monday, April 29 the Student Union gate will be closed.
  • The Queens Hall vehicle and pedestrian entrance will be open via the Main Street entrance from 6:30 am to 10 pm. 
  • The QC shuttle bus will pick up and drop off on Kissena Boulevard by the Public Safety building. Drop off and pick up with car services must occur outside the campus gates. Access-A-Ride pick up and drop off will be accommodated as usual. 

How to get a Q-Card 

To obtain a QCard, you must have a CAMS (College Account Management System) account. If you do not have one, visit

You can submit a Photo online for your QCard. Click here ​to submit your photo online.

Instructions to submit your photo online

Photos must be submitted online and approved by ITS. Once your photo has been approved, your QCard will be printed out and ready for pick up in Kiley Hall 226. You must bring photo IDs as proof of identification (e.g. a driver’s license, a state-issued non-driver ID, or a passport) when picking up your QCard.

Campus Access for guest(s) of Faculty, Staff, and Students

Faculty, staff and students are requested to fill out a Guest Request Access Form. You will need an Active CUNYFirst or Queens College ID.  

Please bring a printout of the Guest Access Approval to the Main Gate or a Digital Copy on your mobile device.  

Please note, you must have an active Queens College Q-Card, CUNY ID card, or QC Alumni ID to enter the library. 


Vendors, contractors, alumni and others who are conducting business at or with Queens College should contact the appropriate office prior to visiting campus to obtain authorization for access.

Visit our Campus Access webpage.

Thank you for your cooperation.  

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