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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, are regulated by the FAA and by federal, state, and local laws. Anyone wishing to operate a UAS on any UH System property, at any System-sponsored event or activity, or use a UAS acquired with System resources must receive advance approval in accordance with the SAM 01.F.02All owners and operators of UAS are personally responsible for complying with FAA regulations, applicable state and local law, and System and university policy. All UAS requests will be reviewed and assessed on a per case basis.


Submit a Request/UAS Application to the UAS team at a minimum of seven (7) days prior to the intended operation, and provide all the requested information. Requests that are more complex should be submitted at least two (2) weeks in advance.


Faculty, Staff, and Students Application

Visitors - Unaffilliated Application

For questions, or for more information regarding operating a drone on System property or registering a System owned drone, please contact:

Lori Percle