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Obtaining R-Card

All Rollins College community members are required to obtain an R-Card.

New R-Card Users

Photos can be submitted online or taken in-person. Students will pick up their R-Card during Orientation. Faculty and Staff can stop by the Campus Safety Office with the appropriate paperwork from Human Resources.

Current R-Card Members

Photos can be submitted online or taken in-person. Once a new R-Card is printed, the old one will stop working. Replacement R-Cards for students is $20. There is no replacement fee for faculty and staff.

Requirements for Obtaining an RCard

Before receiving an R-Card, a valid government-issued photo identification card must be presented for verification. Examples of a government-issued ID are:

  • State-issued driver’s license
  • State-issued identification card
  • Passport
  • Military identification card

Online Photo Submission

Submitting your photo

  • Log on to your Blackboard Transact Account (eAccounts), by computer or with your cell phone, by clicking here
  • First-time users should refer to our FAQ
  • On the top left, click “Profile”
  • To open the photo submission window, click “Click to submit a new photo”
  • Click to upload or drag and drop your photo or take a selfie!
  • You may crop and center the photo, but ensure it meets the photo submission guidelines below
  • Click submit!

Photo submission guidelines

Submitted photos must meet the following guidelines to be suitable for an R-Card.

Photo Quality

  • Background must be a solid color (White or other light neutral color preferred)
  • No filters
  • Photo must be in focus, not blurry


  • No other objects or persons can be in the photo
  • Photo must be a front shot with both sides of the face visible
  • Feel free to smile! Smiling or serious expressions are acceptable; make sure not to blink!
  • No hats or obstructions of the face will be accepted
  • Eyeglasses may be worn, but not sunglasses
  • Ensure there is no reflection with your eyeglasses and that your frames do not obstruct your eyes

Cropping guidelines:

  • The upper boundary is about two inches above the cardholder’s head
  • The lower boundary is no higher than collarbone (4-6 inches below the chin)
  • Side boundaries are from the top of cardholder’s shoulders
  • Photo’s length and width must be of equal size


An R-Card can be picked up in-person by visiting the Campus Safety Office. They are open 24/7, so stop by anytime.

Visit the Campus Safety/R-Card Office


Student Orientation

During Orientation, students will be able to pick up their R-Card. The orientation process is different for each school. Please check the links below for specific information.




Faculty/Staff Orientation

New Rollins College faculty and staff will be able to pickup their R-Card as part of HR's onboarding process.