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CCA.edu Media Specification Guidelines

On this page, you'll find the EDU Media Specifications Guidelines of the Office of Marketing and Communications. For general resources and answers to common questions, please visit our FAQ.



Media Assets + Corrections

To request an image(s) update on CCA.edu, please email web@cca.edu and include:

  • The page URL where the update should take place
  • A screen capture of the image that needs to be replaced
  • Context for why the image needs to be replaced
  • A new image (following the criteria below) or details regarding the type of image you would prefer
  • Image credit/caption details, when relevant, for your new image. See our Image Caption Guidelines for more information on how to properly credit images..
  • If you provide an image, keep in mind these images should align with our brand photography guidelines


Batch submission
When submitting several media assets at once, please upload them to a shareable folder in Google Drive. Be sure to include your metadata in a separate Google doc, which we ask you please also include in the shareable folder.



Specifications

Below you'll find the required image specifications (i.e., image dimensions and resolutions) to update or add image assets on CCA.edu. We cover Homepage, Hero, and Half-Width images; Image Galleries; and Metadata.



Homepage Image

Screenshot of EDU page with hero image and its dimensions


Homepage Image Specs
Image resolution: 300+ dpi
Minimum width: 2500px
Orientation: Landscape (i.e., not a vertical portrait). Not a close up of faces even as landscape.
Subject/focus should be right- or center-justified to avoid text overlay


Example
View an example at cca.edu.



Hero Image

Screenshot of EDU page with hero image and its dimensions


Hero Image Specs

Image resolution: 72+ dpi
Minimum width: of 1800px
Orientation: Landscape (i.e. not a vertical portrait). Not a close up of faces even as landscape.


Example
View an example at the top of the EDU's Financial Aid page.



Half-width Image ("text w image" component)

Screenshot of EDU page with half-width image and its dimensions


Half-width Image Specs

Image resolution: 72 dpi
Minimum width: 1200px
Orientation: Landscape (i.e. not a vertical portrait). Not a close up of faces even as landscape.

Example
View an example on the EDU's Faculty page.


Screenshot of EDU page depicting a marked-up image with metadata call-outs


Full-width image (within gallery display)
72 dpi
Landscape Orientation: 1800px width minimum
Portrait/Vertical Orientation: 1200px width minimum



Metadata Fields Required for Artwork Galleries
*
denotes a required field

Student Work Gallery Metadata Fields:
*
Student’s Name:
*Title of the work:
*Program Name:
Year of Graduation:
Materials Used:

Faculty/Visiting Artist Work Gallery Metadata Fields:
*
Faculty/Artist’s Name:
*Title of the work:
Program Name:
Materials Used:


Example
View an example on the EDU's MFA Fine Arts page. Scroll down to "Student Work" to find it.



For questions regarding media not addressed in these guidelines, please contact us at web@cca.edu.