Campus Recreation Photo and Video Policies

Campus Recreation has implemented the following photo and video policies to protect the rights and privacy of our patrons. 

For Personal Use

  • Personal photography and videotaping are defined as media of self, friends, and/or family obtained informally for personal use.
  • Personal photography and video are permitted in Campus Recreation facilities except for in the restroom and locker room spaces. 
  • The personal privacy of participants must be respected. You must have the explicit permission of every person who may be identified in any photo or video (exceptions may be made for approved intramural and sport club competitions and special events). 
  • Tripods and other peripheral equipment are prohibited. 
  • Patrons taking photos/videos must not interrupt, cause any nuisance to, or jeopardize the safety of other patrons. 
  • If Campus Recreation staff feel that a patron is abusing the personal use photo and video policy, they will be asked to put their device away. They may be asked to leave the facility if they continue to violate the policy. 
  • Photography/video of minors (individuals under the age of 18) requires the permission of a parent or guardian. 
  • All participants have a right to decline to be in a photo/video. 
  • Taking photos or video of identifiable individuals without their consent is prohibited and is cause for immediate removal from Campus Recreation facilities and could result in suspension. 

For Academic Use

  • Campus Recreation supports and recognizes the need for students who require taking photos/videos as part of their academic coursework. 
  • Academic use is defined as media obtained/reproduced for academic purposes, including class projects. 
  • Students wishing to take photos or videos in Campus Recreation facilities for academic use must have approval in advance. Email our Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications at least 72 hours before the anticipated time you wish to shoot the photos/videos to request approval 
  • Requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed approval. 

For Student News Media

For Outside News Media or Commercial Use

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