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Photo Upload

Save time and upload your own photo for your LakerCard! Here’s what you’ll need to begin the process:

*Please be advised that in order to receive a Laker ID you must be an actively Enrolled Student, a current Faculty or Staff member of Clayton State University.*

1. Find a photo of yourself


  • Use a current color photo in JPEG format
  • Use a solid, neutral colored background
  • Centered and front view of full face
  • Eyes open and visible
  • Wear prescription glasses if you normally wear them
  • Crop photo from just above the top of your head to your collarbone
  • Use a straight face or smile


  • No black & white photos
  • Don’t make funny faces
  • Avoid glare on glasses or closed eyes
  • No photos with social media filters
  • Don’t wear a hat, cap, scarf, or sunglasses (head wraps for religious reasons are permissible)
  • No shadows on face
  • No copyrighted photos or proofs
  • No animals or props in photo
  • No group photos

* Note: If your photo doesn’t accurately represent you, it will be denied and you will need to submit a new photo.

Denied photo one Denied photo two Denied photo one Denied photo four Denied photo five
Not facing forward Social media filters Hat Others in photo Not a color photo
Approved image one Approved image two Approved image three Approved image four Approved image five

2. Get your Government-issued ID

  • ID must be current (not expired)
  • Acceptable forms of ID:
    • Driver’s License
    • State ID Card
    • Passport or Visa
    • Military ID
    • Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
  • Image must be
    • JPEG format
    • [file size min/max]

*Note: Government ID image will be deleted after verification.

Driver's License sample

Driver’s License/State ID Card

Passport ID sample


Miliary License sample

Military ID

Permanent Resident Card sample

Permanent Resident Card


3.You're ready for Photo Upload!

After you have uploaded your photo of yourself and your government-issued photo identification, it will take approximately 2 to 3 business days for the LakerCard Center to process your submission. Once your submission has been reviewed, you will receive an email notifying you that the review process is complete.

LakerCard Online

Location: University Center, 1st Floor Adjacent to Lakeside Dining Hall

LakerCard Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 

8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00am - 3:30pm

Contact Us (678) 466-4215