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Skidmore College
Card Office

New Student Photo Requirements

To submit a photo for your campus ID card, please go to

Skidmore College photo submission guidelines:

  • This picture is for identification purposes.
  • The picture must be in color.
  • The picture must be less than 500 KB is size.
  • The picture must be minimum 300 x 300 pixels.
  • The picture must be a file type of .jpg, .jpeg, .gif or .png.
  • Please use plain light color/blank background.
  • No hats, sunglasses, jewelry or garments that obstruct the view of your face.
  • Eyeglasses should be worn if normally used by the student.
  • Eyes should be open and looking at camera.
  • There should be a small space between your head and the top of the image.
  • Head should be positioned directly facing the camera, not leaning on anything.


The Skidmore Card Office reserves the right to refuse any picture
that does not adhere to these standards.


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