ID Card photo submission

Your Willamette or Pacific Northwest College of Art ID card (also known as the Compass Card) is a one-card system of identification, building access and campus commerce.

You MUST carry your card for:

Access Compass card required to enter most campus buildings
Events Purchase or pick up event tickets; event admittance
General ID If requested by a University official

Your ID card is programmed for building access as follows:

Your Card Will Access CAS LAW AGSM PNCA
Your residence hall
College of Law X X X X
Atkinson Graduate School X X X X
Pacific Northwest College of Art X X X X
Parking lot gates X X X X
Hatfield Library 24-hour study room X X X X
Hatfield Library, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sun-Thurs X X X X
* Access on request

No after-hours academic building access without written faculty approval.

Opening Cardlock Doors with Your Card

  • Position the card in front of the reader.
  • The green light will come on and the door will unlock for about six seconds.
  • If your card will not open a door to which you should have access, contact Campus Safety / check to see if there is anything obstructing the card (keychains if on a lanyard / other cards if in a wallet)

Locked Out of Your Room?

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Find your roommate or RA/CM; if unsuccessful, call Campus Safety
  • 5 p.m. to midnight: Page the RA, CM or URep on duty
  • Midnight to 8 a.m.: Call Campus Safety

Lost Key?

Contact Residential Services at 503-370-6212

Willamette University

Campus Safety

Salem Campus

University Services Building
Office Hours:
7:30 am–4 pm (M-F)
Officer available 24/7/365 at

Portland Campus

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design
Office Hours:
8 am–4 pm (M-F)
Officer available 24/7/365 at

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