Student ID Policy

A. Purpose
To enhance a more user-friendly environment for students, faculty, and staff by providing a high quality, single card system that allows efficient access to all card-related services throughout Odessa College and to seek new and expanded uses of the card through improved, advanced technology.

B. Scope
The policy has a college-wide applicability.

C. Definition(s)
Terms are defined as needed within this document.

D. Procedure(s)
The Wrangler ID Card is an official Odessa College picture ID card. In addition to identifying the relationship with Odessa College , the card provides access to campus events and activities, residence halls/other buildings, and meal plans. Meal plans may only be used via the ID card or cash must be used to purchase a meal.

  1. Who Qualifies for a card?
    1. Student
    2. Faculty & Staff
      Fulltime Faculty & Staff, Part-time Emplyees & Adjunct
    3. College Board
      Any Member of the Board of Trustees is entitled to a free card.
    4. Alumni
  2. Expiration of Wrangler ID Card
    1. ID Cards are valid while cardholder still has an active status with the College.
  3. Policy on ID Picture taking
    1. For ID card pictures Odessa College requires individuals to remove any items not worn as part of their daily appearance (i.e. prescription eyeglasses). The only exceptions are items worn for cultural and religious reasons. All bandannas, hats, sunglasses and/or visors, etc. are to be removed before picture is taken. The ID card picture will be an un-obscured full face view picture.
  4. Card Fee Structure:
    1. Student's First Card
      The cost of the Wrangler Card is added into the cost of attendance for all students. This includes the cost of the card and administrative cost associated with production.
    2. Students Replacement Cards
      A $20 charge will be placed on the student’s college account when a replacement ID card is issued.
    3. Faculty/Staff/Others
      Faculty and Staff are entitled to a free replacement card.
    4. Free Replacement cards for cardholders
      • Extreme hardship cases - very rare; apartment fire for example
  5. Responsibilities as a Cardholder
    1. Deactivating or Reinstating your Wrangler Card
      Faculty/Staff, Students, and other college cardholders do not have to surrender their cards upon discontinuing their employment/association with Odessa College . We have an automatic privilege assignment/removal process to enable or disable the ID card.
    2. Reporting a Lost/Stolen Card Contact Wrangler Express Center: 432-335-6400 |

E. Effective Date: Revised 10/2018