Community Relations & Marketing at College of San Mateo - Photography
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Community Relations & Marketing
Photographic Services

While College of San Mateo does not have an official school photographer, Community Relations & Marketing provides photographic services as possible. Please contact us and provide your photographic needs. We will contact you for a personal consultation once your request is received.

Shooting your own images?
CSM has a blanket photo release policy which states "College of San Mateo, a non-profit California Community College, reserves the right to take and use photographs, video and electronic images of students and visitors taken on college property and at college-sponsored events for marketing and promotional purposes. Objection must be made in writing to the Community Relations & Marketing Office."

While this simplifies record keeping and allows for more photographic flexibility, certain instances still require a photo/video release. These situations include, but are not limited to, students under eighteen years of age and subjects used in a high-visibility location of a marketing piece (front covers, banners, billboards, etc). If in doubt, get a signed photo release. Please deliver signed photo/video release forms to our department to the attention of David McLain at mclaind@smccd.edu, Building 9, Room 161. 

Download and print CSM Photo/Video Release forms.

Marketing Photo Archive
Are you looking for pictures from past events or to build marketing collateral?  Please contact Dave McLain at mclaind@smccd.edu or (650) 574-6107.