Submit Your Rook I.D. Photo

Submit your photo (requirements noted below) to the Cadet$Card Office via our WebCard Center ( no later than Thursday, June 1, 2017.  This photo will be processed to create your Norwich University ID which is also your Cadet$Card. It will be available for pickup on Rook Arrival Day. Learn how to set up your WebCard here.

The hair in your photo must meet the required Corps standards described below.

Male haircuts should conform to the following standards:


Rook_MaleHair2The hair on top of the head must be not exceeding one half inch or present a ragged, unkempt, or extreme appearance and the back and sides of the head tapered. A tapered appearance is one where the outline of the rook’s hair conforms to the shape of the head, curving inward to the natural termination point at the base of the neck. Hair that is clipped closely or shaved to the scalp is authorized. Males will keep sideburns neatly trimmed. Sideburns may not be flared; the base of the sideburn will be a clean shaven, horizontal line. Sideburns should not extend below the highest part of the exterior ear opening. Males must be clean-shaven with no facial hair.

Female haircuts should conform to the following standards:


Females will ensure their hair is neatly groomed, that the length and bulk of the hair are not excessive, and that the hair does not present a ragged, unkempt, or extreme appearance. Hair will not fall over the eyebrows or extend below the bottom edge of the collar. Long hair that falls naturally below the bottom edge of the collar, to include braids, should be neatly and inconspicuously fastened or pinned in a bun, so no free-hanging hair is visible. A hair bun is strongly recommended. All hair-holding devices should be plain and of a color as close to the rook’s hair as is possible or clear. Authorized devices include, but are not limited to, small, plain scrunchies (elastic hair bands covered with material), barrettes, combs, pins, clips, rubber bands, and hair bands.

Photographs should conform to the following standard:

1. Photographs must be in color. They must be in focus, with sufficient lighting and background contrast to ensure that the cardholder’s front and head are clearly visible.






2. The distance from the base of the cardholder’s chin to the top of the head must occupy between 70% and 80% of the height of the photograph.

3. The photograph must be a frontal, full-front view of the cardholder, no profiles or angles. The cardholder’s front must be centered horizontally and vertically within the image area.

4. The cardholder must appear in a white – short sleeved shirt without headgear or glasses with dark lenses. (Ties are not required for the photo.)

5. The photo may only be that of the cardholder alone (no family friends, animals, objects, etc. are permitted).

6. The photograph background must be of a solid or consistent color without designs or patterns, and should remain clear of all other objects.

7.  The Cadet$Card Office reserves the right not to accept any photo.  If your photo is rejected for any reason you may be escorted by your cadet leaders to the Cadet$Card Office during regular business hours Mon-Fri 0800 – 1600. It is mandatory to have a University ID. If you have questions about your photo or ID contact the Cadet$Card office at (802) 485-2840 or via email at


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