The University of Texas at Austin Marketing and Communications

Non-News Filming

On Campus Filming 

STATUS: Until further notice, non-news filming and photography is being evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Requests should be submitted at least six weeks in advance via the form under “Contact UT Filming”. 

PLEASE NOTE: No photography or filming for commercials or advertisements are allowed on campus.  University rules prohibit filming commercials or advertisements on university property, as well as filming that implies endorsement of a business or organization (including nonprofits).

University Marketing and Communications is responsible for evaluating all filming requests and processing all required paperwork including UT Austin location permits, insurance certificates and fees. University Marketing and Communications also manages logistics and supervises film shoots.

Filming projects that require university permission and a film location permit include, but are not limited to:

  • Feature films, short films, documentaries, television programs, reality TV, and independent films 
  • Still photography (includes interior and exterior buildings on university property)

Filming by UT College/School/Unit (CSU)

Please contact University Marketing and Communications by completing the Contact UT Filming form for more information on next steps.