Campus Security Cameras

UCLA Campus Security Camera Program

Welcome to the UCLA Campus Security Camera Program

Campus Security Camera

We are here to protect the quality of life of the campus community by integrating safety and security best practices to deter crime, aid in the apprehension of suspects, and enhance the overall safety and security of property and individuals of the campus community. Please read our policies below and learn more about how to request a video below. 

Please check back for ongoing updates and more information on this program.

Our Policies

Learn more about UCLA Policy 133 that governs Security Camera Systems at UCLA.  The draft policy is currently under public review as of May 2019.

Contact Us

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 310-206-SAFE.

Frequently Asked Questions

UCLA Policy 133 (currently under review) does not apply to cameras used for the following purposes:

  • delivery of education/training
  • research activities, such as the monitoring of experiments or animal behavior
  • medical procedures
  • artistic or creative performances
  • athletic events
  • commercial television or movie production (see UCLA Policy 863)
  • mobile recording device used during the course of law enforcement, parking enforcement or transportation operations
  • personal mobile recording devices
  • business/promotional production
  • video conferencing
  • automated license plate readers
  • law enforcement activity covered by other applicable federal or State laws, or University policies
  • drone or other aircraft cameras

Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

According to UCLA Policy 133 (currently under review):

Existing SCS must comply with UCLA Policy 133 no later than December 31, 2020, unless a written waiver has been issued by the DCA. In January 2021, unapproved or nonconforming SCS must be removed unless a written waiver has been issued by the DCA, permitting the continued use of the noncompliant SCS until a specific date at which time the SCS will become compliant or be removed.

To request to add a new security camera system, please complete the Request to Add Security Camera System Form and email it to [email protected].

This information is not yet available.  Please check back soon.

If you were a victim of a crime, please contact the UCLA Police Department at 310-825-1491 to file a police report.