Filming On Campus

Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in filming at Georgia Southern University.

Our more than 900-acre campus is considered by many to be one of the most scenic and beautiful college campuses in the country. Comprised of educational and recreational facilities in Statesboro, GA, the campus is home to nearly 20,000 students.

For convenience, the word “filming” applies to Motion Pictures, filming, videotaping, still photography and digital imaging. The guidelines below will assist you in your request. The guidelines apply to the University’s main campus in Statesboro, GA as well as any other official Georgia Southern University facilities.

Permission to film on campus will be granted only if, in the sole determination of Georgia Southern University, it is in the University’s best interest to permit such filming. The University reserves the right to deny permission to film on campus. Current Georgia Southern University students are not required to complete a request for class projects.

The general guidelines which follow apply to most film requests. The respective contacts for related locations are as follows:

Office of Marketing & Communications
Phone: 912-478-NEWS (6397)
Film Request Application

Requirements

Filming on University property is permitted only if it does not interfere with normal University business and previously scheduled events.

Approval to film on University property for commercial or non-news purposes must be obtained prior to filming. The issuing of approval is coordinated through the Georgia Southern University Office of Marketing & Communications.

To begin the process, submit a film request application. The Office of Marketing & Communications will review the application in conjunction with the appropriate campus or facility and work with the applicant to ensure requirements are met prior to issuing approval.

A minimum of 10 business days (two weeks) is normally required to properly consider any request.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Marketing & Communications by phone at 912-478-NEWS (6397), by fax at 912-478-7746.