Image Requirements

CVAD Image Requirements

Files that exceed 700KB should be compressed or emailed to All images must be cleared in advance by the submitter for permission or copyright considerations and meet the requirements for image file size (weight in kilobytes) and dimensions (inches or pixels) described on this page. To compress your image to meet the 700KB limit, please follow the instructions on the Upload Images web page.

Important Note: If you have only a rasterized file, also send the vector version, e.g., the native files of the art, or any text on the photo in a Word document or include it in the text field of your submission. Sending only a rasterized image without the separate text will delay your request until you send it. Examples of raster image file types are BMP, TIFF, GIF and JPG files.

Multiple images: If you have more than two images, email them to following the file size and dimensions specifications on this page.

Digital Screens in the Art Building

Required size: Wide: 1920 px x Height: 980 px, 72dpi; 8.5" x 11" posters will not be considered; .jpgs or .pngs only. When adding type, please set the type at least one inch (96 pixels) from the left, bottom and right for each digital screen's variable sizing or your submission may be returned or edited.

CVAD News and Views website story

Send a minimum of one color image (.jpg or .png), the larger, the better; the minimum dimensions are 330 px x 330 px. Images larger than 700kb should be compressed to upload properly.

UNTCVAD Facebook 

  • Single image dimensions: 630h x 1200w pixels or larger, keeping the same aspect ratio (.jpg or png) or H: 1005 x W: 1080 px. 

UNTCVAD Instagram 

  • H: 1005px by W: 1080 px or larger keeping the same aspect ratio (.jpg or png). This is the minimum size and aspect ratio accepted for the CVAD Instagram posts. H: 1005 px by W: 1080 px.


Posting is paused due to low engagement over 24 months. We refer the Twitter audience to Facebook, Instagram and the CVAD News and Views website.


The video must have open captions of the audio portions and a visual description. An open-captioned transcript and a Word document with visual descriptions are required to meet ADA requirements. Under Title II, publicly available videos for entertainment or informational purposes must be made accessible to individuals with disabilities. In addition to the video file, the following elements are necessary for a successful upload: 1) a title (no more than 100 characters), 2) a general description paragraph about what viewers can expect in each video, and 3) a visual description paragraph for the blind (2 & 3 combined cannot exceed 5,000 characters).

Need help transcribing speech to text? Try an app, such as

Send a link to your video (.mp4) from DropBox, OneDrive or another sharing platform in the text box of your news web form. Checklist for creating accessible videos.