U Card

U Card Eligibility and Procedures for students enrolled in online courses only.

The U Card officially identifies you as a student and makes you eligible for student discounts when offered.

An individual must have registered for UMC classes a minimum of 1-day (24 hours) prior to obtaining a U Card.

U Card Issuance
A student’s first U Card is complimentary. A $25 replacement fee will be charged for lost, stolen, or damaged U Cards.

Center for Adult Learning (CAL)
Online students enrolled in online only classes may submit: (1) a current, standard sized, passport quality photo and (2) a copy of a valid driver's license, state ID or passport to CAL.  Preferred method of submission is an actual 2" x 2" quality passport photo, electronic photos tend to not meet quality specifications.

Center for Adult Learning
2900 University Ave
208 Selvig Hall
Crookston, MN 56716
1-800-862-6466 ext. 8680


7 Steps to Successful Photos 

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Frame subject with full face, front view, eyes open 

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Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to bottom of chin; height of head should measure 1 inch to 1-3/8 inches (25 mm to 35 mm) 

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Center head within frame (see Figure 2 below) 

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Make sure eye height is between 1-1/8 inches to 1-3/8 inches (28 mm and 35 mm) from bottom of photo 

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Photograph subject against a plain white or off-white background 

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Position subject and lighting so that there are no distracting shadows on the face or background 

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Encourage subject to have a natural expression 


 UMC U Card Photo Diagram

Well-Composed Photos

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