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 any ongoing investigations by Office of Student Accountability, Title IX, or other applicable university offices, the University of Arkansas Police Department (UAPD) and/or other law enforcement agencies as asked.

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

Updated August 2023

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