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University Library in the Media

The University Library building and grounds have served as a shooting location for a number of films and television projects over the years:

HBO Made for Love
TV show, February 28, 2020. Filmed at the University Library Portico and Front Steps.
100 Humans
TV show, June 19-20, 2018. Filmed in the OV 25 Lecture Room.
ROSS
Commercial, June 8, 2018. Filmed at the University Library Portico Wall.
The Fosters
TV show, November 18, 2017. Filmed at the University Library Plaza and Garden Level Stairs.
Legion
TV show, November 4, 2017. Filmed at the University Library Front Steps and Quad.
HK Corp
Music video, November 6, 2016. Filmed in the University Library 3rd Floor Core.
Sweet/Vicious
TV show, July 8, 2016. Filmed in the University Library 3rd Floor Core.
The Orville
TV show, May 26, 2016. Filmed at the University Library Portico and Lawn.
The Orville
TV show, April 4, 2016. Filmed at the University Library Portico and Lawn.
Best Buy
Photo shoot, April 10, 2016. Shot in the University Library 3rd Floor Core
Kingdom
TV show, August 19-20, 2015. Filmed in the University Library Garden Level
Jake Mills
Photo shoot. Shot in the University Library Learning Commons
We are Your Friends
Feature film, September 2014. Filmed at the University Library, Lawn and Sierra Quad.
Sarah Bareilles
Music Video, March 2014. Filmed at the University Library and Study Areas.
Best Buy
Commercial, March 2013. Filmed at the Valley Performing Arts Center, Johnson Auditorium, University Library Steps & Redwood Hall Classroom.
Hewlett Packard
Photo shoot, March 2013. Shot at Valley Performing Arts Center, Johnson Auditorium, University Library Steps, University Student Union, Student Recreation Center & The University Corporation Office.
USCIS Public Service Announcement
Film, September 20, 2012. Filmed at the University Library Front Steps, Redwood Hall East Lobby, and Redwood Hall Gym.
Reebok
Photo shoot, August 11, 2012. Shot at the University Library Front Steps, Manzanita Hall Exterior, Cypress Hall Exterior, & Student Rec. Center Exterior.
Kay's Jeweler's
Commercial, August 17, 2011. Filmed at the University Library Front Steps
Greek
TV series, January 2010. Filmed at the University Library Front Steps
Bank of America
Commercial, June 2009. Filmed at the University Library, Sequoia Hall & Arbor Court.
Star Trek
Feature film, 2009. Filming included the University Library (as part of Star Fleet Academy), and Sierra Quad.
Knight Rider
TV series, 2008. Filming included the University Library, and Sierra Quad.
CSI: Las Vegas
TV series, 2007. Filmed at the University Library, and Sierra Tower.
Secure Horizons
August, 2007. Filmed at the University Lawn, Gazebo, University Club Lawn, Pool, Golf Course and Track
What Just Happened?
Feature Film, April 2007. University Library Steps.
Las Vegas
TV series, October 4, 2007. University Library Steps & Sequoia Hall Bathrooms.
Hewlett-Packard
Commercial, filmed April 7, 2006. Study carrels and bookstacks on the second floor served as a background; a segment out on the grand staircase was also filmed. The finished commercial is expected to air late spring/early summer 2006.
Night Stalker
TV series, premiered Sept. 29 2005. Exterior shots.
Close to Home
TV series, premiered Oct. 4, 2005. Filmed in front of west wing, front steps and libray lawn on 1/10/06.
Commander in Chief
TV series, premiered Sept. 27, 2005. Filming included the front lawn, grand staircase, and the front portico area leading up to the library doors. Episode airs May 2006.
Sky High
Feature film by Disney, 2005. The University cast as a high school for superheroes. Exterior and interior shots.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
TV Series, 2003. Filmed at the Cleary Court Breezeway.
Joan of Arcadia
TV series, 2003-2005. Interior shots.
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blue
Feature film, 2003. Exterior shots.
Roswell
TV series, 1999-2002. Episode: "Baby, It's You" filmed March 2001, University Library Lawn.
The Princess and the Marine
TV movie, 2001.
Star Trek Voyager
TV series, 1995-2001. The University Library is features as part of the Mari homeworld in the episode "Random Thoughts" (1997)
Columbo
TV series, 1974-2001, starring Peter Falk. Garden level interior.
The Profiler
TV series, 1996-2000. Garden level interior.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
TV series, 1993-1996. One of the Power Rangers jumped off the front portico to the University Library lawn to catch the villain.
Son-in-Law
Feature film, 1994, starring Pauly Shore.
The Intentional Stranger
TV movie, 1986. Mark Harmon played Ted Bundy. The University Library was used as the location where Bundy was shot.
The Misfits of Science
TV series, 1985-1986. Library Dean’s office poses as the office of a eccentric, mad professor. The University Library became the Department of Anthropology at "California Science Institute."
Timewalker
Film, 1982. One scene captures the roof of the old South Library.
Cliffhangers
TV series, 1979. Episode: "The Curse of Dracula." The concept was that Dracula was alive and well and teaching a night course in California.
Battlestar Galactica
TV series, 1978-1979. Episode: "Living Legend," 1978, starring Lloyd Bridges and Anne Lockhart. Aired December 3, 1978. In part II, the University Library posed as a Cylon base.
Project UFO
TV series, 1978-1979. The University Library was used in an exterior shot as part of the "University of Los Angeles."
McMillan and Wife
TV series, 1971-1976, starring Rock Hudson. Episode: "Dark Sunrise," Jan 1977, with Karen Valentine.
Medical Center
TV series, 1969-1976, starring Chad Everett.