Let the beautiful and picturesque campus of the University in the Forest serve as the backdrop for your wedding, engagement photos, or family portrait. Capture your memorable moments on the Mead Hall stairs, the Bowne Archway, S.W. Bowne, or in the Arboretum.

Sessions can only be booked up to six months prior to your special occasion photoshoot. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance of your date. Each party is assigned a specific session time, and they are one hour in length. Please note that sessions cannot be extended due to late arrivals.

Completion of an application does not secure or confirm a photo reservation. If the application is approved, you will receive a confirmation letter from the University.


Special Occasion Photo Application

To be completed no more than 6 months in advance. Please read the Rules & Regulations section carefully

Please complete this form in its entirety.

Special Occassion Photo Request Details
Reservations are for (1) hour

Rules and Regulations

Please read the Rules and Regulations section carefully.

I, the undersigned, do hereby agree that I have read, understand, and agree to the rules and regulations stated on this application. The Undersigned hereby agrees to release, hold harmless and indemnify Drew University, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and students from and against any and all claims and liability for losses or damage to property or injuries to persons, including claims, demands, judgments, costs, damages, expenses or similar liability (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs of litigation) whatsoever occasioned in whole or in part by or resulting from the acts or omissions or willful misconduct of the undersigned, its entire party, photographers, guests, contractors, licensees and invitees arising out of or related to the activities of the scheduled photo session, except to the extent that such personal injury or property damage is caused solely or in part by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Drew University. The undersigned shall be responsible for any damage caused to Drew University's property as a result of his/her, the entire party's, photographers', contractors, licensees, invitees, and/or guests' activities conducted during the photo session and for any direct extraordinary custodial fees resulting from the use of the facilities.