Connecticut College Arboretum
Photo Contest – 2023

How to Enter

PLEASE NOTE: All submitted digital photographs become the property of Connecticut College and may be used as seen fit by the College.

  1. This photo contest is open to Connecticut College students, faculty, staff and members of the local community.
  2. All photographs must be taken within the Connecticut College Arboretum including including the Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden, Campus Landscape, Greenhouse or Natural Areas. (See Arboretum map)
  3. Digital photographs should be a minimum size minimum of 300 dpi, 10 megabytes (MB) or smaller, jpg or jpeg format, and should not include recognizable people or pets.
  4. Photos must have been taken within two years before the date of entry.
  5. Submit a completed entry form for each photo submitted. Limit of three photograph entries per person.
  6. If you are not able to complete the online form and/or upload your photo, please contact with “Photo Contest 2023” in the subject line. 
  7. Entries must be submitted by 12:00 P.M. NOON, FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023.


Judging will take place the week of May 1 and winners will be notified by Friday, May 5. The three judges will be chosen from Connecticut College faculty/staff/students, Arboretum volunteers and/or local residents.

Photograph Categories (See the Arboretum map)

  1. Campus Landscape
  2. Native Plant Collection
  3. Caroline Black Garden
  4. Natural Areas

Three awards will be given to each category:

1. Connecticut College Student
2. Connecticut College Faculty of Staff
3. Community Adult
4. Community Youth (under 18 years)

Winners will receive a selection of winning photo notecards and a one year Arboretum membership.