The University provides photographic services designed to increase CMUQ's visibility and enhance its reputation for academic quality through images published in major publications and CMUQ's Web site. In addition to University event coverage and special photographic assignments, the photographers document student and academic life, year round, for use in publications and the University Web site.
Scheduling a Photographer:
Because timely scheduling is critical, please submit your photo requests at least two weeks in advance.
For your convenience an online Photographer Request Form is available.
For emergency photographer scheduling please call 4454-8492.
To request a photo from our archives please submit the Photograph Request Form.
Photography is scheduled and provided base on the following priority guidelines:
Marketing & Public Relations coordinates, manages, and pays for photography
Any event or photo that marks a milestone in University history, culture, image or reputation for academic quality.
VIPs or Dignitaries
VIPs or dignitaries as guests or major speakers
High Profile Use
Photos of campus, student life, buildings, etc. that will be used in high profile publications and have the potential for multiple uses and/or uses in other than its primary publication. Creative Media Center and/or University Marketing and Communications determine if requested photography qualifies as high profile.
Client Hired Freelance Photographer
Marketing & Public Relations provides a list of approved photographers
Client manages and pays for photography services
Low Profile Events
Events and receptions where Carnegie Mellon dignitaries are not scheduled to attend
Limited Interest Images
Events that do not have university-wide significance
Short-Term Use Images
Photos with limited "shelf-life" or long-term use
Check out digital camera
Client to check out digital camera from Media Services
Documentation of construction
Student Only Events
Student events - a staff or faculty member must check out camera
Short-Term Benefit Images
Photos with no long-term benefit to the University