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Student ID Upload

How to proceed:

The Image Center can accept Cash, credit/debit cards, and apple pay in person.                    If paying over the phone we accept a Credit/debit card. 

Distance Learning (click the link here)                                                                                          "Distance Learning" students are also known as "online" students. These students attend their classes completely online. Click on the blue "Distance Learning" link. Fill out the form and upload your photo using the guidelines provided. Students will receive their ID in the mail. 

First time student ID fee is $15. "Distance Learning" students will need to contact Photo Services at 601-266-4149 and pay using a credit/debit card over the phone.

On-Campus Learning                                                                                                                                 "On-Campus Learning" are defined as students who attend a majority of their classes on the physical campus of USM. Students will come to the Image Center, located in the Thad Cochran Center to get their student ID. First time student ID fee is $15. If your ID is lost or stolen the fee is $30. The Image Center can accept cash, VISA or Mastercard in person.

Submit your own photo                                                                                                                               If you are a new student (International, Graduate, or Undergraduate) who will be attending the Hattiesburg campus, you can upload your own photo. Photos must follow the guidelines provided. Once your photo is approved, visit the Image Center to pay the $15 ID fee with cash, or credit/debit card and pick up your ID. This does not include online students. Online student will need to follow instructions above.

Upload Photo

Photo Guidelines

Photos uploaded must meet the following criteria and are subject to review and can be denied if it does not meet requirements (ex: passport photo):

-File type accepted: jpeg, jpg, png.
-Plain, white background
-Color photo
-Head and shoulders only
-Limit photo size to .75 MB or 768KB
-Professional facial expressions only
-Crop square (2"x2")                                                                                                                            -Center, straight on and front view of full face
-No hand gestures
-Wear prescription glasses if you normally do
-No hats or sunglasses

Payment can be made at the Image Center using cash, Visa or Mastercard


Faculty and Staff ID                                                                                                                                Faculty and staff ID cards are for full-time and part-time employees of the university. To receive your faculty/staff ID card, you must have an ID application form from Human Resources. Your hiring manager will have this form if you are a new employee. If you lost your ID card, you can contact HR directly for this form and bring it to the Image Center. 


Contact Us

Photo Services
Thad Cochran Center, Ground Floor

118 College Drive #5097 Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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