ARTICard and U-Pass Express Registration

You can avoid long lines during the first week of school and have an ID photo you like by electronically submitting your ARTICard and CTA U-Pass photo before arriving on campus.

Photos must be submitted via email by December 17.

Please include your full name and seven-digit SAIC ID# in your email.

Send a head and shoulders color photo against a white background (same as a passport photo) to It is important that the photo is taken against a plain white background/wall. We will not accept photos with colored backgrounds or any that have objects in the background. Please use ample lighting, and do not add photo effects. Hats and sunglasses should not be worn in the photo.