Security Cameras

The UIC campus uses security cameras to assist the university in protecting the campus community. Information obtained through security camera video recording is used exclusively for security and law enforcement purposes and related administrative processes.

The installation and use of security cameras on campus is governed by university policy.

Installation of new security cameras

Departments are responsible for the cost of installation of cameras in their areas, as well as compliance with university policies on surveillance related to any cameras in their spaces.

Departments who wish to add security cameras in their buildings or work areas should consult the Chief of Police for general guidance on how to proceed. To initiate a project related to the installation of cameras in buildings, please send an email to vcas@uic.edu.

Access to security cameras

Access to security camera footage (both real-time and historical recordings) will be restricted to authorized administrative personnel as determined by the Chief of Police.

Departments who wish to view security cameras in their buildings or work areas should consult the Chief of Police for general guidance on how to proceed. To obtain access to the video surveillance system for authorized users, please send an email to vcas@uic.edu.

Frequently asked questions

For answers to frequently asked questions related to security cameras on campus, please see Security Camera FAQs.