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ID Card Online Photo Submission

New fast and convenient online photo submission process available for active students, staff and faculty. See instructions and guidelines below.

Please note that this ID Card will be mailed to the address you have designated as your mailing address in the "Profile" tab of Campus Connect.  Please make sure that your address is correct before completing the online photo submission request.  Incorrect addresses in Campus Connect will result in delays or lost cards. Photos can be uploaded from your mobile device or computer.

Photo Guidelines



  • Current color photo in .jpg format
  • Blurry or Black and White Photos
  • White or neutral color and solid background required
  • Other visible people, pets, scenic background or objects in the photo
  • Centered and front view of full face
  • No hats, sunglasses or other items that obscures the face
  • Cropped from just above the top of the head down to the collarbone
  • No top of head cropped off or side angle of face
  • Proper lighting and camera flash ON
  • Inappropriate expressions or hand gestures
  • Eyes open and visible
  • Glare on glasses; closed or red eyes
  • Wear prescription glasses if you normally do so
  • Do not use 'live' mode or any filters (i.e. Snapchat)
  • Head coverings allowed if you wear it daily for religious purposes
  • Full face must be visible
  • Coverings cannot obscure the hairline or cast shadows on face

  • Copyrighted images/photos


How to Submit a Photo

  • Go to the DePaul Online Photo Submission and enter your BlueKey username and password. Your BlueKey username is your email address. Your BlueKey password is the same as your Campus Connect password.  If that doesn't work, please visit  or call our Help Desk at 312.362.8765 for a password reset.
  • Click on the Profile tab and then the "Click to submit a new photo" link.
  • Before you are able to submit your photo, you must accept the Terms and Conditions.
  • After accepting the terms and conditions, follow the instructions to upload and submit your photo online.
  • You will be required to upload a copy of one of the following:
    • Valid US Driver's License
    • Valid passport
    • Valid US government ID
    • File type must be pdf, jpeg, png
    • Size between 30KB and 4MB
  • DePaul ID Card Services will email you with approval or next steps if your photo cannot be used.

Once your photo is submitted and approved, you cannot submit another photo. If you would like a new photo on your DePaul ID card please visit one of our offices to have a photo taken and pay the replacement fee.