Campus Access Information

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 closed, but pedestrian access can be made at Gate 6 at the northwest corner of Townsend Harris High School (149th Street and Gravett Road). 
  • 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 QCard?

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 pickup in Kiely Hall, Room 226. You must bring a photo ID 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 Guests of Students, Faculty, and Staff

All individuals 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 or a Digital Copy on your mobile device.

Please note, that 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.



With commencement-related events taking place in the library, we wish to clarify that guests of those who are participating in these events will be permitted entry to the library provided they have a guest pass. The pass is obtained by filling out a Guest Request Access Form. This requires 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. All others entering the library must have an active Queens College Q-Card, CUNY ID card, or QC Alumni ID. 

Public Safety Office

24-Hour Operation
Phone: 718-997-5912

Information Technology Services

On-Campus Support
Kiely Hall, Room 226
Mon-Thurs, 9am – 4pm
Phone: (718) 997-4444