ID Selfie

All must have a school ID card.

Email your photo file to idselfie@actacademy.org today!

Photos must be properly focused with a full-face view, be clearly identifiable as you, and match your appearance. Crop and reposition your photo before emailing it. If you are not easily recognizable in your photo, you will not be admitted to the drop in center.

Examples of acceptable photos

examples of acceptable photos

 

Examples of non-acceptable photos

examples of non-acceptable photos

examples of non-acceptable photos

Choosing an Acceptable Photo

You can use an existing digital photo, scan in a school picture, or passport-type picture or take a new picture with a digital camera or smartphone. You can email your photo from a device or from Facebook. The photo you provide must be easily recognizable as you, and conform to the requirements noted below for you to be admitted to the drop in center.

 

Choose a photo that:

  • Shows only you — no people are visible

  • Shows a head-and-shoulders view, with the entire face, both eyes, and hair clearly visible*

  • Is properly focused with no dark spots or shadows

*Head covering worn for religious purposes is acceptable

 

Avoid issues that make your photo unacceptable:

You won’t be admitted if

  • One or both of your eyes are not visible or blocked (for example, if you are wearing sunglasses).

  • Multiple faces are shown in the photo and your face is not visible or recognizable.

  • Poor photo quality makes the person shown unrecognizable.

  • You are wearing a hat or head covering (that is not worn for religious purposes).

  • Your photo has been tampered with or digitally altered.

Avoid these common mistakes that prevent your full face from being viewable and recognizable in your photo:

  • Some or all of your head is cut off in the photo.

  • You are shown in profile or three-quarter view so only part of your face can be seen

  • Your photo was taken too close up or from too far away

  • Your photo is too blurry or light

Digital photos must be in one of these file formats:

  • .jpg

  • .gif

  • .png