Free Professional Headshots in the Career Services Photo Booth

Students, postdocs, alumni, faculty and staff are all invited to use the Professional Photo Booth in Career Services! Open during normal Career Services business hours (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm), the booth is a self-serve experience. Take up to three photos and edit your favorite, all using the touch screen device in the booth or by scanning a QR code with your smartphone! Photos are then delivered by email. You can find Career Services in the basement level (suite 20) of the McNeil Building at 3718 Locust Walk.

Use of the booth does not require an appointment. It is fully self-serve and on a first come, first serve basis. Groups of ten or more interested in booking a block of time for their class/student group/office/etc should fill out our Request Collaboration form and select “photo event”, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Policies: The Iris Photobooth, co-sponsored by GAPSA and the UA, is available for use by the entire Penn community to take free professional head shots. The booth is self-serve and available during the regular business hours of Career Services. Users must agree to the Iris Terms & Conditions via an on-screen prompt before taking their photos. Users are provided with digital copies of their photos only. Career Services cannot print your photos. The creation of an account with is required to download your photos. Photos are retained in the cloud for 12 months before being deleted. Career Services retains the right to access photos from the cloud service for technical support and review purposes.

For students and current postdocs physically unable to use the photo booth, alternate arrangements can be made to have your picture taken in an accessible space. Please email us at for details.

Photobooth will be closed for public use during the following times, unless otherwise noted.

  • 06/03/24 | 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm | Wharton Executive MBA Global Cohort
  • 06/04/24 | 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm | Wharton Executive MBA Global Cohort
  • 06/05/24 | 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm | Wharton Executive MBA Global Cohort
  • 06/10/24 | 12:00 pm – 01:30 pm | Career Champions Conference
  • 06/10/24 | 03:30 pm – 05:00 pm | Career Champions Conference