1. Complete the Catholic Law Survey by Monday, August 1, 2022.
  2. Provide Immunization Records by Monday, August 1, 2022.
  3. Provide your Official Undergraduate Transcript by Monday, August 1, 2022.
  4. Complete required reading assignments,read the Academic Rules, and complete certifications.
  5. Review the Fall 2022 First-Year Schedule.
  6. Complete the Sexual Violence and Bystander Intervention Training (you will receive a separate email with the link for this training in late-July).
  7. If you are a student with a documented disability, you may be eligible for reasonable accommodations in the classroom, or during exams. Law School students with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Chronic Health, Psychological/Mental Health Diagnosis, and/or Vision and Hearing Impairments have been provided accommodations. If you believe you are eligible for services, contact the Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) at 202-319-5211, or by email at cua-dss@cua.edu, before classes begin.
  8. E-mail photos for student IDs to Heather Doerr at doerr@cua.edu by Monday, August 1, 2022.  


    • Photos should be submitted in standard portrait layout (4 x 3 ratio). Do NOT submit square or panoramic photos.
    • Take the picture in front of a white or light colored wall.
    • Keep your hands and arms at your sides.
    • Smile for the picture.
    • Focus the camera from your shoulders to the top of your head - see the examples for approximate sizing.
    • Use a JPEG format image from a digital camera or scanner.


    • Wear any hats, scarves or sunglasses unless they are worn for religious beliefs or medical reasons.
      • Wear any oversized jewelry.
      • Have an inappropriate facial expression.
      • Have any other individuals or pets in the photo with you.
      • Have on an inappropriate t-shirt.

    We strongly recommend uploading your school picture taken by a professional photographer for your Cardinal Card since it may already meet the ID picture requirements - no need to crop or adjust it. Photos that do not meet the required standards will not be printed.

    Sample ID Photos

    Acceptable Photo

    Unacceptable Photos

     Correct exposure

     Solid background

     Head and shoulders fill the frame


     Appropriate dress

     Correct dimensions



     Low quality/visible dots

     Out of focus

     Not a clear background

     Portrait too small

     Wrong dimensions