Portrait sessions have concluded for the Spring 2021 semester.

New appointments will be available in Summer 2021.

Thank you!

The Photo Bureau now offers complimentary in-studio portraits for NYU faculty, administrators and students.

These photographs are used for profile pictures on email accounts, company websites, networking platforms, author portraits on published books, in addition to features for magazines and articles.

Health and Safety Procedure:

  • Only essential workers, students, faculty and employees approved to be on NYU's New York campus may make an appointment for a portrait session.
  • COVID-19 Testing is required for students, faculty, administrators and staff in order to enter NYU buildings. For more information, please review the instructions at the link that applies to you:

               Student Return

               Faculty Return

               Employee Return

  • All portraits will be conducted outdoors. No indoor photography is permitted at this time. For the fall semester, portrait sessions will take place outdoors, weather permitting, at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 2nd floor W4 terrace, west side of building.
  • The photographer will meet you in the main lobby at NYU Kimmel Center for University.   
  • Masks must be worn at all times. The subject may take their mask off only when photographs are being taken.
  • Individuals and photographers must stay at least 6 feet (or 2 meters) apart.

In-Studio Portrait Sessions Include:

  • Professional light setup for one subject
  • White Backdrop
  • Basic Digital Retouching
  • Downloadable Web Gallery Link

Services are available all year round (excluding the month of May & holidays)

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday only.

Time Slots: 11:00am or 2:00pm

How do I schedule an appointment?

To access the appointment calendar and find an available time slot, click the button below. You will receive a Google Calendar confirmation once you are all set!


How do I cancel/reschedule an appointment? 

Email us at photo.bureau@nyu.edu a week in advance so we may coordinate the details.

Your time slots don't work for me, may I make an off-cycle request?

Yes. However, due to our production schedule standard portrait fees will apply. Please click the 'Service Request Forms' button on this page to get started.

What should I wear?

We recommend business/business casual attire. We only ask that you avoid wearing white since the portrait is taken against a white backdrop.

Where do I check in?

Please come to 25 West 4th Street, 5th floor, Room 513 New York, NY 10012, USA. One of our in-house photographers will check you in then escort you to the studio space. Signage on our floor will direct you to the Photo Bureau offices.

When will I receive my photos?

The post-production process takes at least one week. Web gallery will be delivered to the e-mail address you have provided on the Google Calendar.