1. Use current color photo, with solid blue or white background.
2. Center photo with forward facing view, from top of shoulders to above top of head.
3. Avoid/Do not wear obscuring jewelry, headphones, sunglasses (or hats/head coverings unless for relgious purposes).
4. Please use the cropping tool on the right . Solid blue or white Centered, forward facing
Examples of Acceptable Photos:
from top of shoulders to
above top of head
Solid blue or white
Centered, forward facing
For additional details of requirements for acceptable photos, please see below.
Examples of Unacceptable Photos:
Scene in background - Glasses on head Side view -
background color -
Scene in background -
Glasses on head
Side view -
Not a full view of head -
Half body shot -
Additional Details of Requirements for Acceptable Photos:
1 - Current Photo: The photo must be current color photo with no extreme facial expressions.
2 - Background: The photo must be taken in front of a solid white or light to medium blue background.
3 - Head Shot Only: The photo must be taken centered with a full-face view. Your face must be directly facing the camera with the image from the base of the neck/top of shoulders. It also needs to face upward to top of head within the photo borders. (Do not chop off top of head).
4 - Head Coverings: You are not permitted to wear a hat or head covering unless worn daily for a religious purpose or medical reasons (a medical certificate may be required). If submitting a photo including a hat or head covering worn for religious or medical reasons, the hat or head covering must not cast any shadows over your face.
5 - Jewelry: Any jewelry worn must not obscure the face in any way.
6 - Hands-Free Devices: Headphones, wireless hands-free devices, or similar items are not acceptable in your photo.
7 - Glasses/Hearing Devices: If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, or similar articles, they may be worn for your photo (make sure to avoid glare if wearing prescription glasses).
8 - Tinted Glasses: Dark glasses or non-prescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless you need them for medical reasons (a medical certificate may be required).
9 - Inappropriate Photos: Submitting obscene or otherwise inappropriate photos may subject the sender to disciplinary actions.
10 - Pick-up: In order to pick up your PantherCard, you must present a government issued photo ID of yourself, verifying your identity.
The University reserves the right to make final determination regarding acceptance or rejection of any PantherCard E-Photo submitted.