4.12 Closed-circuit Video Cameras (CCTV)

University Housing works toward providing a safe environment for residents by integrating electronic technology into residence and through community awareness.

A valuable part of a comprehensive safety plan is closed-circuit television (CCTV) — a video camera program. CCTV devices are not a guarantee of a person’s individual safety or protection, and University Housing does not watch CCTV cameras in real time.

However, in some cases CCTV can serve as a useful and prompt aid for investigating possible criminal matters, violations of university policies, or vandalism.

University Housing will work with an investigation by Student Standards and Conduct, Title IX, or other applicable university offices, the University of Arkansas Police Department (UAPD) and/or other law enforcement agencies as asked. CCTV is not used in restricted areas defined as areas in which a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, including, but not limited to, non-common areas of residential facilities, corridors in facilities with community bathrooms, bathrooms within suites and apartments, shower areas, locker and changing rooms.

Tampering with, including covering, moving, or disabling any CCTV camera will result in being referred to Office of Student Conduct and a minimum restitution offense of $500.


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