Uploading Your Photo

Upload your CrimsonCard photo

You have the option to upload your own photo for your CrimsonCard.

After reviewing the requirements and tips below, log in to Canvas to upload a photo to your profile. This will be used as your CrimsonCard ID photo.

Photo requirements

  • JPEG file format, at least 600 pixels by 600 pixels (2" x 2")
  • Use a white or light neutral-colored background free of textures—no trees, bricks, etc.
  • Face and shoulders must be directed forward
  • Leave space around the sides and top of your head
  • Face must be clearly-lit and not blurry, overexposed, or pixellated
  • No colored filters or effects
  • No hats, sunglasses, hand symbols, or objects
  • Religious head coverings are acceptable
  • Photo must be of the cardholder
  • Photo must be taken within the last six months

Additional information

  • CrimsonCard administration reserves the right to refuse any photos that do not meet these requirements.
  • Photo submissions are manually reviewed and can take up to two business days to be processed.
  • If your photo is accepted, you'll be given further instructions via email.
  • If your photo is rejected, you will be given the reason(s) for rejection and may submit a new photo.
  • Should you have any difficulty meeting any of these guidelines, please contact crimsoncard@iu.edu.