sUAS Flight Request Form

This form  is required for individuals, departments and organizations requesting to use Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS), aka drones, on the Princeton University Campus.

Submit complete requests at least one week prior to the earliest flight; incomplete requests will require longer processing times.

Prior to submitting this form please review Princeton's sUAS Policy and Safety and Operational Standards.

NOTE: First-Time sUAS users at Princeton must take drone safety training available on the Princeton Employee Learning Center: www.princeton.edu/training. Go to Environmental Health & Safety under the Training By Department tab. Click eLearning at the top and look for "sUAS Training For Operators at Princeton" in the General Safety section.

Review requirements for third-party invitees on page 5 of the sUAS Policy. All photography and filming by invitees/third-party operators must be approved by the Office of Communications. Complete and send the Princeton University authorization form to newsmedia@princeton.edu.

Operator Information

(e.g., list remote or regular pilot certificates, other completed training)

Flight Location and Times

Field, building, address or other more specific details of where you intend to fly.
Damages to indoor facilities will be charged to sponsor departments.
List specific dates and times, including backup times in the event of inclement weather. Also include any special requests.

Planned Flight Operation

(e.g., student independent work; sponsored research project; coursework; data collection, aerial photography, examining aerodynamics or communications systems, recreation, etc.)
(Provide the altitude and velocity. Include any relevant information on data collection and payload.)
(If self-built, provide description)
(devices between 0.55 to 55 lbs, flown outdoors must be registered with the FAA)

Drone Training

First-Time sUAS users at Princeton must take drone safety training available at www.princeton.edu/training. Under the Training By Department tab, go to Environmental Health & Safety and click eLearning; look for "sUAS Training For Operators at Princeton" in the General Safety section.

Invitees/Third-Party Operators

Upload Contract Here. if uploading multiple files, please upload as .zip). Review requirements for third-party operators on page 5 of the sUAS policy: https://drones.princeton.edu/sites/drones/files/suas_policy_170811.pdf

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx zip.
All photography and filming by Invitees/third-party operators must be approved by the Office of Communications. Complete and send the Princeton University authorization form to newsmedia@princeton.edu. http://www.princeton.edu/communications/services/docs/Photography-at-Princeton.pdf

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