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Photo/Film Shoot Sessions

Regent University, as a service to the Hampton Roads community, will allow its campus to be used for photography sessions. Our campus is commonly used for bridal photos. Any photographers wishing to utilize the campus must receive prior authorization. There will be no charge for this service for sessions lasting thirty (30) minutes. Longer sessions will incur a fee.

Communication and Performing Arts Center

All photo sessions must be scheduled in advance with the Technical Coordinator of the Performing Arts Center via email or by calling 757.352.4744.

  • Sessions are not allowed at any time the lobby is in general use by events held in various venues.
  • Normal academic and business activities of the university, including the School of Communication & the Arts, may not be impeded at any time by a guest session.
  • Should you decide to cancel or reschedule your approved session, contact the Technical Coordinator immediately.

Please review the important guidelines for all sessions in the Performing Arts Center:

  • Only thirty (30) minute photo sessions between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday are considered for approval. All session attendees must exit the building by 5:00 p.m.
  • No weekend or evening sessions are allowed.
  • Restrooms are provided for changing; however, the university cannot guarantee the safety of personal items during sessions. Personal items should never be left unattended.
  • Lobby furnishings, such as tables, seating, piano, etc., may not be moved.
  • No tripods, lights, light stands, step ladders or any equipment other than a hand-held camera is allowed on the marble floor or on the staircase.
  • No food items or beverages (except bottled water) are permitted.
  • Fire exits or access to fire exits should never be blocked.
  • No cables shall be stretched across the lobby floor.
  • Absolutely no tape shall be used in the building.
  • Lobby lighting, including chandeliers, is to remain on an "as found" basis.
  • Failure to adhere to the instructions or the requests of authorized university personnel will result in an invitation to leave premises immediately.

All Other Campus Locations

All photo sessions must be scheduled in advance with the office of Administrative Services by emailing the following information:

  • Name of Photographer.
  • Best contact number.
  • Desired date and time for requested shoot. Thirty (30) minute time slots are preferred; after hours and weekend photo sessions are available.
  • Desired indoor locations, such as Library lobby/staircase and/or Library balcony.
  • Desired outdoor space, such as fountain, bridge, and/or scenic grounds.
  • Please call 757.352.4442 or 757.352.4008 with questions.

All sessions are considered on a case-by-case basis depending on various aspects including university events, which have precedence. Approved photo sessions will be confirmed in writing. Please remember:

  • Should you need to cancel or reschedule your approved session, contact Administrative Services immediately.
  • Restrooms are located in the Library lobby for changing; however, the university cannot guarantee the safety of personal items during sessions. Personal items should never be left unattended.
  • Lobby furnishings, such as tables, seating, piano, etc., may not be moved.
  • Fire exits or access to fire exits should never be blocked.
  • Absolutely no tape shall be used in buildings.
  • Failure to adhere to the instructions or the requests of authorized university personnel will result in an invitation to leave premises immediately.

To request use of the campus for a thirty (30) minute photo or film shoot, submit the request form.

To request use of the campus for a photo or film shoot lasting longer than thirty (30) minutes, submit the Facility Use Application Form.