Media/Filming

Filming is not permitted in undergraduate residence halls. 

Commercial filming, news, documentaries and student photography/film/video projects at some campus locations are only allowed by advance permit. For more information consult the University Film Policy. Also view the process for student film requests or commercial and documentary film requests.

Columbia University buildings, facilities and grounds are private property. There are policies in place to respect student privacy and ensure minimal disruption to University activities. Members of the news media must adhere to University News Media and Filming Policy. Contact the Office of Communications and Public Affairs at 212-854-5573 for permission, guidance and escort assignments.