Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find key facts about the UO?
The Office of Institutional Research has many resources available that pertain to the current academic year and historical data. Please visit or contact a member of the Media Relations team to make a request for information. 

Can I get a media parking pass?
The UO is not able to issue free parking passes for reserved spaces on campus. Almost all parking requires some type of payment or permit. Information on hourly parking can be found by visiting Transportation Services.

Can I park a satellite truck for live broadcasting?
Locations are available on campus that will provide the sightlines needed for a live broadcast. Email Media Relations with as much advance notice as possible to make arrangements. For athletic venues, contact Athletics Communications at 541-346-5488.

Is there wi-fi access?
The University of Oregon has an extensive wireless network that provides service throughout the campus and at a number of off-campus locations. Guests visiting the University of Oregon can gain access to UO's wireless network and the internet by using the university's Self Service Wireless to register for an account and connect to the UO Guest wireless network. Guests accounts will grant users seven days of access. Visit Guest Access to New Technology for additional information or if you experience any issues connecting to our network.

Are there broadcast audio and video capabilities on campus?
Beyond media capabilities within certain athletics venues, the University of Oregon is not equipped with broadcast audio and video capabilities. 

Is commercial filming allowed on campus?
All commercial, non-news photography or videotaping must be approved in advance by emailing Media Relations staff.

What is the filming policy outdoors at the UO?
News photography and videotaping is permitted in outside areas at the UO. 
Are there areas off-limits to media?
Living areas of residence halls, such as individual rooms and residence area hallways, are not open to the media or the public. Students may choose to grant a reporter or photographer access their rooms. Classes generally are not open to the public or to the media, although professors may grant access in advance. Please contact Media Relations staff in advance to make arrangements.