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RIT Photo Submission

The Office of the Registrar is excited to offer students, faculty, staff and alumni the ability to upload their own photo for identification.

Through the RIT Online Photo Submission, you are able to upload a photo that will display in the following locations:

  • Student Information System (SIS)
  • RIT ID Card
  • Starfish Early Alert

ID Cards can be picked up at the Office of the Registrar begining July 1st, or at New Student Orientation. When picking up your Student ID Card, please be sure to have photo ID.

Eligibility:

  • Incoming freshmen, transfer, and graduate students
  • New faculty and staff
  • Current students, alumni, faculty or staff who currently do not have a photo

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please visit Ask the Registrar.

Photo Submission Guidelines:

  1. Take a new photo or use a photo taken in the last 3 months.
  2. Stand in front of a smooth, light background, such as a white wall.

  3.  

    Use good lighting. Photos that are dark, overexposed, or show glare on glasses will not be accepted.
  4. Face forward and look at the camera.
  5. The photo should be a centered and front-facing headshot - does not need to go below the shoulders.

Common Reasons Photos are Rejected

  • Wearing a hat or sunglasses
  • Other people in the background
  • Unclear image
  • Hands in front of face
  • Image is taken too close/far away
  • Innappropriate
  • Overexposed
  • Background


Example Photos

 Good

 Bad

Wearing sun glasses as well as too closeLooking away from the cameraWearing a hat as well as a shadow across the faceEnvironment is too dark

 
Submit Your Photo:

Photo Review:

All photos that are submitted through the RIT Online Photo Submission are subject to review by the Office of the Registrar. You will receive an email to your RIT email address regarding your submission status.