Your Grubby Mobile ID

Your Grubby ID…now on your iPhone, Apple Watch and Android phones!

The new Grubby Mobile ID is available to all enrolled students and current employees. Tap your iPhone, Apple Watch or Android phone at readers across campus to conveniently access your Grubby ID. You’ll still have your physical card, and now you can add your Grubby ID either to one iPhone and one Apple Watch, or one Android phone.

You can use your Grubby ID in the following places:

  • All Door Access
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Dining Hall
  • Bookstore
  • On-campus point of sale
  • Vending

Getting Started

Mobile ID Requirements

iPhone iPhone SE, iPhone 6s or later
  iOS 12 or later
Apple Watch Apple Watch Series 1 or later
  Watch OS 5 or later
Apple ID Signed into iCloud. If two devices are used, both must be signed into same iCloud account. 
Android Phone Version 6.0 or later; NFC enabled device capable of supporting Google Pay or Samsung Pay.
eAccounts Mobile App Loaded from Apple App Store or Google Play stores by searching Transact eAccounts

Photo Submission/Preparation

Minimal set up is required to use your Mobile ID. Most users can begin using their Grubby ID on their phone in minutes. An approved photo is required, submission directions below.

  • New Students: Photo submission is done when completing the New Student Checklist.
  • Current Students: Photo will be pulled from current account.
  • Faculty/Staff: Photo submission is done when completing the new employee checklist or photo will be pulled from current account.

If you are having issues with the submission process you can email

    Set-up Instructions & FAQs

    2023-2024 IMPORTANT DATES

    Fall 2023 Housing Sign Up
    Student Housing Selection

    Early Arrival Requests
    Early Arrival Requests due by August 7 at 8:00AM
    Application and details available here

    Fall 2023 Move-In Weekend
    New to South Dakota Mines Students
    Thursday, August 17 from 8:00AM-4:00PM
    Returning Students
    Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20 from 8:00AM-4:00PM
    Details available here

    First Day of Fall 2023 Classes
    Monday, August 21

    Thanksgiving Holiday 2023
    November 21 - November 26
    Residence Halls & Apartments Remain Open

    Winter Break 2023-2024
    Residence Halls & Apartments Close
    December 14, 2023 at 12:00PM, noon
    Residence Halls & Apartments Open
    Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 8:00AM
    Details available here

    First Day of Spring 2024 Classes
    Monday, January 8, 2024

    Spring Break 2024
    Residence Halls Close
    Rocker Square Apartments Remain Open

    March 9, 2024 - March 17, 2024
    Details available here

    May Closing 2024
    Residence Halls & Apartments close
    Non-graduating students
    May 4, 2024 at 12:00PM, noon
    Eligible graduating students
    May 5, 2024 at 5:00PM