Information provided by SCC's Public Information & Marketing
Office may be reproduced without permission. The marks and names of
Southeast Community College may not be used in any commercial or
private endeavor without the approval of the College.
SCC is a two-year public institution with multiple campus
locations. Members of the news media are welcome on campus at all
times for any legitimate purpose. However, please let us know when
you are coming so that we can be prepared for your visit and save
you time and effort when working on a deadline.
With the exception of residence halls, which serve as private
homes of our students, the majority of SCC facilities are open to
the media during regular business hours. Exceptions include
classrooms, where individual instructors may refuse access, and
support facilities or construction sites where safety issues may
The marks and names of Southeast Community College are protected
trademarks and may not be used in any commercial or private
endeavor without the approval of the College. Information
provided by Southeast Community College Public Information & Marketing Office may be reproduced
without permission. Reporters
are free to speak with any adult member of the SCC community
regardless of whether they have made arrangements through the
Public Information & Marketing Office. However, members of our
community also are free not to respond. In addition, some students
are minors. In such cases, parental permission is required before
an interview can take place. The Public Information & Marketing
Office will be happy to help reporters secure such permission if it
is needed to cover the story.
Guidelines for Photo and Video on Southeast Community
These guidelines apply to any type of photography (stills, video
and film), to print and broadcast reporters with cameras and to
commercial photographers and videographers.
These require special permission from the Administrative
Director of Public Information & Marketing, 402-323-3401, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commercial photographers who wish to take and sell photos or video
of campus buildings also must receive permission. Call 402-323-3401
or send an email to: email@example.com.
Political advertisements may not imply endorsement by Southeast
Community College. Therefore, SCC's landmarks, buildings, grounds,
mascot and/or logos may not be used in any political advertisement.
Also, photographs and videos which use SCC's name, buildings,
landmarks or other indicia shall not be used in advertising which
promotes candidates or parties.
Outdoors on Campus
News photography and videotaping is generally permitted in
outdoor, public areas of campus as long as the story pertains to or
involves the College or a member of the SCC community.
Special permission to film for daily news stories and events is
not typically required in common outdoor areas on campus.
Interior Spaces on Campus
Permission to shoot in interior spaces is required in all
circumstances. This includes residence halls, dining areas,
classrooms, laboratories, administration buildings and other
In the event of a critical incident or emergency requiring
police or fire response, access to areas usually open to media may
be limited to allow emergency personnel to ensure safety and
security. In those instances, media should follow guidelines
provided at the site of the incident.
Classrooms generally are
not open to the public or to the media while class is in session.
Individual instructors may grant media access to class
Advertising that displays or lists Southeast Community College
as a user of any product or service is prohibited. This prohibition
extends to advertising using any name, picture, landmark, building
or other indicia.
Approval of an exception to this guideline may be granted only
in writing by the Administrative Director of Public Information
& Marketing for goodwill advertising in the best interests of
All commercial use of campus names, including the manufacture
and distribution of all commercial and consumer products (e.g.,
clothing, souvenir items, gifts, printed matter, and other
emblematic merchandise), or services, is permitted only by
authorization from the Administrative Director of Public
Information & Marketing. All such authorized products must be
distributed through the campus bookstores.