Photography, Videography, and Publication

Ohio Wesleyan University, led by the Office of University Communications, routinely seeks to capture images and information depicting academic and residential life, and to publish them internally and externally to share OWU’s educational mission, student accomplishments, and student opportunities.

As outlined in the Student Handbook, Ohio Wesleyan University reserves the right to photograph and digitally record students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus and at University-related activities off campus without compensation. Such media (including stills, video, and audio) may be used for commercial or non-commercial purposes to advance the University.

The University will be present at many campus events to capture photography and/or video for archival and marketing purposes. These events include, but are not limited to:

  • Convocation
  • Athletic events
  • Day on the JAY
  • i3 Lectures
  • Homecoming & Family Weekend
  • Performing Arts Events
  • Student & Faculty Art Shows
  • Campus lectures
  • A Cappellooza
  • Culture Fest
  • President's Ball
  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Greek Week and Recruitment
  • Rock the Block
  • Student Symposium
  • Baccalaureate
  • Commencement
  • Summer Science Research Symposium

Potential uses of the media may include but are not limited to: news coverage, placed advertisements, and University-published digital or print materials such as websites, displays, presentations, brochures, and social media postings. All media produced by OWU or its agents are owned by Ohio Wesleyan University, and students agree to hold OWU harmless for their creation and use.

Students with questions about involvement in University-produced materials should contact Students who wish to request disuse of their image(s) may be asked to browse the photography archive and select photos for removal.