These guidelines apply to all areas of the California State University San Marcos Library facility.
Visitors to the Library are welcome to take a few photographs for their personal use without formal authorization from the Library Dean’s Office, providing Library staff and users are not inconvenienced in any way. All other photography or filming requests must be approved by the Library Dean’s Office according to the guidelines and procedures below. Photography or filming for commercial or news media purposes also must be cleared through the Office of Communications, 760-750-4010.
Use of photographic or film equipment within the library:
Those who make extensive use of photographic or film equipment, use lights or tripods, or shift (or otherwise make use of) Library materials or furniture, must also:
Individuals or groups who photograph or film within the Library must:
Right to Terminate
The Library reserves the right to terminate any photography or filming that causes an undue disturbance, violates Library or University policies or regulations, or endangers the health and safety of participants, Library patrons, and Library staff.
Contact the Library Dean's Office, 760-750-4330 or visit CSUSM Library on the web at biblio.csusm.edu. Thank you for your cooperation.