Student ID


New full-time students

ID cards and stickers for fall 2023 semester will be available starting August 7, 2023. 
To qualify for an EAC ID, students must be Full-Time (12+ credits), have their tuition paid in full or a payment plan successfully set up. Students with pending aid holding their classes can get their EAC IDs once funds are disbursed to their account and their classes are paid in full. 

Students are issued one free student identification card per Academic year. If lost, a replacement student identification card may be obtained for a $10.00 fee. 

Student ID cards are not issued to part-time students taking less than 12 credits per semester.  

Returning Full Time Students

Returning Full-Time students must obtain a semester enrollment verification sticker for their student identification card each new semester. This is mandatory for all currently registered Full-Time students.

Photos for ID Cards may be submitted online through the students Gila Hank Account or taken in person at the EAC Library.


Online Photo Submission 

All photos are subject to approval and MUST meet the following requirements: 

School IDs are considered a secondary ID by the State Department for purposes of traveler identification and must meet the same criteria as a Passport or Visa photo. The following instructions are taken from the Travel.State.Gov website. 

General Requirements: 
  • Clear, in focus, digital color photo with uniform lighting, is properly exposed with no shadows, captures skin tones accurately, and taken in the last 6 months.
  • Full-face image, looking straight-on, centered, with squared shoulders to the camera and without head tilting. 
  • Have someone else take your photo. No selfies.
  • Take off your eyeglasses, hats, scarves, etc. for your photo.
  • Use a plain white or off-white background.
  • Both eyes open with a neutral expression or natural smile.
  • Photo cropped from above the top of the head to just below the shoulders with a visible shirt or blouse.
  • Photo may not be edited or changed in a way that alters identifiable facial features. Do not use filters commonly used on social media. 

Additional Requirements (if applicable): 
  • May wear head coverings worn daily for religious beliefs or medical reasons if the item does not obscure facial features.
  • Do not submit a photo of another photo.
  • Do not wear a hat, mask, sunglasses, hoodie, headphones, or other accessories.
  • No inappropriate expressions or gestures
  • Hair and shadows should not obscure face or eyes
  • No other people or objects in the photo 
Can I change my photo submission after it has been approved?  

There is not an option to submit a new photo once you already have an approved photo saved in the application. 

Why was my photo rejected?   

All submitted photos should meet the requirements listed on the Travel.State.Gov website. When a photo is rejected the reason(s) will be stated in the email sent to you, please review, and make any necessary changes when submitting a new photo.   

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