Getting Started

Key Features

  • Available for Main campus students, Law & SCS (downtown Campus) cardholders.
    Medical students and most Faculty and Staff areas still have readers that require swipe card access. As a result these populations are not yet eligible for mobile ID.
  • With support for iPhones, Apple Watches, and Android devices, which means your GOCard is always with you.
  • Works at most places on or near the Main and Law Georgetown campuses where the physical GOCard is accepted.
  • It’s easy to use – simply hold your iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone near the same reader where you would tap/swipe your physical GOCard.

Hardware Requirements

  • iPhone: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or later; iOS 12.2 or later
  • Apple Watch: Series 1 or later, and watchOS 5.2 or later
  • Android: version 6.0 or later
  • Phone must support NFC

Photo Submission/Prep

  1. Upload photo for your GOCard – (new window) and click on GOCard Photo upload. (NoteYou’ll see this option only if you are missing a GOCard photo or you qualify for a mobile GOCard.)

    Photos will generally be approved within two business days. Please review our Photo requirements:
  2. If you haven’t done so already, make sure to set up your NetID at:
  3. DUO Two factor authentication is also required to access your Mobile credential. Please visit:
    to enroll.
    What is DUO Two Factor: Georgetown Duo is a service that provides an extra level of security for your Georgetown password and data. Georgetown Duo works using “two-factor authentication”; after you log in to a Georgetown Web page, such as your Georgetown Google Apps account, Duo sends a request to your mobile device for you to approve the login.

Set-up for Apple Users:
Set-up for Android Users: