Department COVID-19 Updates:

Campus Recreation Photo, Video, and Media Policy

Photo and Video Recording Regulations

Campus Recreation strives to model a welcoming and supportive environment by promoting a culture of inclusion, respect, and wellbeing. To support this effort the following guidelines, apply to those seeking to take photos and/or video footage in Campus Recreation facilities and spaces.

Unwanted recording, photography, and other multimedia of patrons is not permitted in Campus Recreation facilities. Employees of Campus Recreation reserve the right to monitor multimedia activity and regulate/restrict as they see fit.

Student Photo and Video Policy

Currently registered students may shoot photos and videos in Campus Recreation facilities and spaces that include the Campus Recreation Center, Recreation and Wellness Center, Outdoor Adventures Center, and outdoor fields and spaces.

Students are encouraged to submit a media request at least 48 hours in advance to ensure support from Campus Recreation staff and space availability.

  • Media Request Form
  • If the student is found to be violating any of Campus Recreation facility and/or guest policies or causing disturbance, they still be asked to stop.

Outside Media and Guest Policy

University Communications offers a variety of services to outside entities. Media and guests should contact University Communications to start a project and facilitate photography and video shoots. University Communications will review requests and provide approval if appropriate.


If photos/video are taken of students and/or members utilizing spaces and their faces are prominently displayed, the patron(s) should be asked if they approve of their photo/video footage to be used. Patrons should be notified of intent of photos/video (classwork, marketing, social media, online, etc.). If a Campus Recreation staff member is available in the facility or space being used, they should be notified of the use of photography and videography.

Youth Activities Policy

Campus Recreation adheres to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Youth Activities Policy, whereas parent(s) or legal guardian(s) give permission for photos of children be used in promotional media. For further information view the Youth Activities Policy.

Locker Room, Changing Room, and Restroom Restrictions

In accordance with Nebraska Statue 28-311.08, it is unlawful for any person to knowingly intrude upon any other person without his or her consent in a place of solitude or seclusion. This includes the locker rooms, changing rooms, and restroom areas of Campus Recreation facilities.

Mission Statement:

Campus Recreation is committed to enriching the educational experience by promoting lifelong healthy living. We are dedicated to celebrating differences, providing active and innovative recreational opportunities, cultivating a community of supportive relationships, and developing global leaders.