Photo Submission - Submit by June 3rd, 2019

New Students Only

Your University of Virginia ID Card and Photo Submission

The University ID Card is your passport to the University of Virginia.  It provides you access to facilities across the Grounds and allows you to obtain services from Dining locations, the University Bookstores, Cavalier Computers, Elson Student Health Center, Laundry locations and more.  Read more about the many features of the University ID card.

Obtaining a University ID Card

In order to receive your University ID card, you will need to submit a photo online.


The photo should be PASSPORT-STYLE and meet the following requirements:


• Background MUST be SOLID white or light color.
• Be sure not too dark.
• Crop to shoulders.
• Face and shoulders must face forward.
• NO sunglasses, hats or anyone else in photo.
• Photo must be a color JPEG, minimum of 2 x 3 inches.
• File should not exceed 400 KB.
• Submit ONLY one photo at a time.

Your photo will appear EXACTLY as submitted if accepted.

The ID Office is NOT able to make any modifications.

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When you have a photo that meets the above requirements, use your University of Virginia computing ID and password to log in to the secure site or select the Photo Submission button below. 

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PLEASE NOTE: Once you have submitted a photo, and it was approved, do not resubmit a different photo.

Within three business working days you will receive an email notification of your photo being approved or an email requesting you resubmit another photo.

You will receive your University of Virginia ID card at your scheduled Summer Orientation session.   If you are unable to submit a photo online, your photo can be taken and your ID card obtained during your scheduled Summer Orientation session.

Photo Submission Suggestions

Your original valid government issued photo ID is required to obtain your University of Virginia ID card.