Do

  • Current color photo in jpg format
  • Neutral color and smooth background
  • Centered and front view of full face
  • Cropped from just above the top of the head to the collarbone
  • Proper lighting
  • Eyes open and visible
  • Wear prescription glasses if you normally do so
  • Photo size up to 300KB or 2048KB.

Don’t

  • Wear hats, sunglasses or other items that obscure the face
  • Glare on glasses; closed eyes
  • Shadows on the face
  • Other visible people, pets or objects in the photo
  • Inappropriate expressions
  • Group Photos
  • Blurry Photos
  • Black and White photos
  • Photos with your hand resting on your face
  • Crop off the top of your head or side angle your face

Tips for a Successful Photo Submission

1To achieve a neutral color smooth background you can use:

  • Poster Board
  • Wall
good, clear photo of female student
Correct

 

Female Student with dark shadow across face
Incorrect

 

2. To achieve clear image quality avoid images that are:

  • Dark or shadowed
  • Distorted/Blurry
  • To check photo size use a photo editor, image size is up 2 MB or 2048 KB.
    Generally you can right click on a photo and under Properties to view size.)
Male Student
Correct     

 

Blurry Photo of Female Student
Incorrect

 

Cropped Close Up Photo of female student
Incorrect

 

Black and White Photo of Male Student
Incorrect

 

3Avoid photos with other visible people or objects.

 

2011pic1
Correct

 

Female Student wearing sunglasses
Incorrect

 

Group photo of one male student with two female students
Incorrect

 

female student with another students grasp hands on their shoulder
Incorrect

  

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