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Submitting an Online Photo

  • Frame subject with full face, front view, eyes open (see Figure 1. below)
  • No hats, sunglasses, jewelry, or garments of any sort that obstruct the view of your face. No other people or objects in photo.
  • Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to bottom of chin
  • Submission must be color photograph with subject against a plain white or off-white background. No Senior Portraits or school photos
  • Position subject and lighting so that there are no distracting shadows on the face or background
  • Subject must have a natural expression
  • Center head within frame
  • Only .JPEG images are accepted

Figure 1. Head Position & Placement

Well-Composed Photos

Photo Submission Example

  • Make certain it is a photo you want.  Requesting a reprint for vanity reasons will result in purchasing another card
  • Submitting a photo other than your own is fraud.  University policies regarding fraud will be enforced
  • When picking up your Bison Card, you must present a government issued photo ID (driver’s license, passport, military ID or Tribal ID)

Photos can be submitted through Online Photo Submission.

Example Bison Card

Bison Card Center

174 Memorial Union (main level)

Bison Card Center
NDSU Dept. 5300
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

701-231-6252 (phone)
701-231-8297 (fax)

Office Hours:
8:00am-6:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
8:00am-5:00pm (Friday)

Summer Hours:
7:30am-4:00pm (Monday-Friday)

Holiday Break Hours:

7:30am-4:00pm (Monday-Friday)


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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-6252 / Fax: (701) 231-8297
Campus address: Memorial Union 174
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administrative Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5300 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Bison Card


Last Updated: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:34:18 AM