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Ensure Student Safety with Verkada’s High-Quality Campus Security Cameras

As the safety of students and staff on campus is a top priority for any educational institution, it is crucial to have reliable security measures in place. Campus security cameras are an essential component of a comprehensive security strategy.

Monarch offers cutting-edge Verkada security camera solutions designed to enhance campus security and provide a safe learning environment. Verkada cameras are equipped with advanced features such as motion detection, night vision, and remote access, ensuring 24/7 surveillance and timely response to potential threats.

With Verkada’s campus security cameras, you can have peace of mind knowing that your campus is well-protected.

The Benefits of Campus Security Cameras

  • Deter crime: Security cameras can deter potential criminals from committing crimes on campus, making it a safer environment for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Evidence gathering: In the event of a crime, security cameras can provide valuable evidence to law enforcement and help with investigations.
  • Improve emergency response: Security cameras can improve emergency response times by allowing campus security personnel to quickly identify and respond to potential threats.
  • Protect campus property: Security cameras can help prevent vandalism and theft of campus property, saving schools and universities money on repairs and replacements.
  • Improve overall safety: With security cameras in place, students, faculty, and staff can feel safer and more secure on campus, leading to a better overall learning and working environment.
Entrance on USC campus monitored by security cameras

Why Verkada Camous Security Cameras?

Verkada offers a comprehensive suite of security features that can help safeguard campuses. From remote monitoring to motion detection and people analytics, Verkada’s cutting-edge technology is designed to provide reliable and accurate surveillance at all times.

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Library on campus secure with surveillance cameras

With Verkada’s remote monitoring service, campuses can have peace of mind knowing that their property and assets are being monitored 24/7 by trained security professionals.

Auditorium on campus safe with campus security cameras

Verkada’s motion detection technology utilizes artificial intelligence and machine learning to accurately identify movement, reducing false alarms and increasing security on campuses.

Lecture hall full of students that are safe with campus security cameras

Verkada’s advanced technology not only detects and records motion, but it also analyzes the movement of people, providing valuable insights into campus operations.

Verkada Campus Security Cameras

Verkada campus security cameras

Elevate your campus security with Verkada’s state-of-the-art security cameras designed for schools and universities. With Verkada’s cutting-edge technology, you can enjoy crystal-clear images, 24/7 protection, and seamless remote access. Explore our product grid to find the perfect security camera solution for your campus today.

The Dome Series — Campus Security Cameras

The Dome Series from Verkada provides enterprise-grade security in a variety of models suitable for any environment – indoors or outdoors. These IP security cameras with analytics have a long-lasting, vandal-resistant design and sensor resolutions of up to 4K.

  • Durable, vandal-proof housing with outdoor models having a weather-resistant design.
    • Indoor models: IK08 impact rating
    • Outdoor models: IK10 impact and IP67 weather ratings
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras – up to 4K
  • Max of 365 days of footage storage in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
  • Edge processing for motion, People, and Vehicle Analytics
  • Occupancy Trends available only on Dome Series cameras

The Bullet Series — Campus Security Cameras

The Bullet Series from Verkada is built to withstand extreme conditions, and its conspicuous appearance is meant to deter would-be assailants. Essentially, it is the ideal cloud-based security camera for harsher areas.

  • Durable and weather-proof
    • IP67 weather rating and IK10 impact rating
  • Lens – Choose between wide-angle or telephoto
Functionality and Storage
  • High resolution cameras – up to 4k
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 128GB–2TB of onboard storage
  • Low–bandwidth impact
  • License Plate Recognition available only for telephoto cameras
  • Edge-based processing for motion, people and vehicle analytics
  • NDAA compliant

The Mini Series — Campus Security Cameras

Verkada’s mini series offers a compact and discreet security solution for universities and schools. These cameras are designed to be small and unobtrusive, making them well-suited for installation in tight spaces or in areas where a larger camera may be noticeable.

  • Small and discreet camera
Functionality and Storage
  • Max of 365 days of footage retention in standard quality
  • 128GB – 2TB of onboard storage
  • Low band-width impact
  • Edge–based processing for motion and tamper detection along with People Analytics

The CF81-E Fisheye — Campus Security Cameras

Verkada’s fisheye cloud-based security camera offers dynamic viewing experiences with sophisticated onboard processing and a wide–angle 12MP image sensor. In fact, there are five different viewing options available to users: panoramic, digital pan-tilt-zoom, 2-way split, 3-way split, and 4-way split.


The fisheye camera for campuses is durable and weatherproof with an IP67 weather rating and IK10 impact rating. The image sensor is 12MP for wide–angle coverage.

Functionality and Storage

The fisheye camera’s maximum amount of days for footage retention in standard quality is 90. This camarera boasts 512GB–2TB of onboard storage as well as low–bandwidth impact.


As mentioned, there are 5 viewing modes. All of these modes are crystal-clear at all times of day due to the camera’s nighttime visibility ability with IR illuminators (20m/66ft). The fisheye camera is also NDAA compliant.

Campus building equipped with security cameras for increased safety

Frequently Asked Questions about Campus Security Cameras

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How can campus security cameras be used to improve school safety?

Campus security cameras can be strategically placed in areas such as parking lots, entrances, and hallways to monitor activity and alert security personnel of any suspicious behavior or potential threats.

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Can campus security cameras be accessed remotely?

Yes, with Verkada’s advanced technology, campus security cameras can be accessed remotely from any device with an internet connection, allowing school officials to monitor activity and respond to incidents in real-time.

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How do Verkada cameras protect student privacy?

Verkada cameras are designed to protect student privacy by providing features such as facial redaction and motion masking, which help ensure that only authorized individuals have access to sensitive information.

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How can I choose the right campus security camera solution for my school or university?

Monarch offers a variety of Verkada security cameras with different features and capabilities to suit the unique needs of each campus. Our team of experts can help you select the best solution for your specific security needs.

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Can Verkada cameras help reduce campus theft and vandalism?

Yes, Verkada cameras are proven to be effective at reducing campus theft and vandalism by providing clear video evidence that can be used to identify and prosecute perpetrators. Additionally, the mere presence of cameras can act as a deterrent for would-be criminals.

Remote Monitoring — Campus Security Cameras

Footage from the security cameras of a campus

Remote security monitoring is a process that allows security professionals to keep an eye on your property and assets from afar 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Step 1: Choose the Cameras for Site Surveillance

You begin by determining which cameras will be watched and at what times. Verkada’s high-tech AI analytics then notify on-call security personnel whenever a human is detected at the scene.

Step 2: Security Officer Checks for Danger

Second, when an alarm goes off, the people who are watching the live video feed will look at the footage to see if anything is in immediate danger.

Step 3: Security Officer Responds to Incidents

Ultimately, if there is a real danger, the monitoring agent will immediately contact the customer’s call list. In the event of an emergency, customers can also request that agents contact the appropriate authorities. The agent avoids unnecessary alarms by disregarding the situation if it poses no immediate risk.

Motion Notifications — Campus Security Cameras

Motion Notifications is a feature from Verkada that proactively notifies customers when motion is detected within a defined area of the frame.

Using onboard analytics, Verkada cameras will constantly monitor the selected activity zones and trigger an alert if a human is detected in the frame. The feature also allows users to add filters to trigger an alert only within a certain time window, ensuring that users are only notified on actionable events.

People Analytics — Campus Security Cameras

People Analytics combines cloud-based computer vision with intelligent edge-based video processing to give users high-quality images of every person recognized in the scene.

  • Face Search*
    • You can quickly find people who look like a face you already have in your organization. You can also upload an image of a face of a person of interest.
  • Occupancy Trends
    • Estimate the number of people who cross a customizable digital line on a video feed.
    • Keep track of how a space is being used in order to improve business operations.
  • Person History 
    • Search through high-resolution snapshots of people detected in the frame.
    • Save screenshots or easily access associated high-resolution video.
  • Filters for Attributes
    • Filter by a variety of criteria, such as clothing color, gender appearance, and facial matches.
  • Cross Camera Tracking
    • Quickly identify people of interest or potential suspects across all cameras at all sites.
    • Record and export multiple angles of a person to provide evidence quickly.

*It is important to use the face recognition technology ethically, respecting individuals’ rights to privacy and avoiding bias.

Command interface displaying people of interest capture by Verkada’s campus security cameras

Verkada Campus Security Cameras for Safer, Smarter Spaces

Campus security cameras are an essential tool for maintaining safety and security on school grounds. With a wide range of options available, schools can tailor their security systems to meet their specific needs.

By installing a comprehensive security camera system, campuses can deter criminal activity, monitor high-traffic areas, and quickly respond to incidents. Investing in a campus security camera system is an investment in the safety and well-being of students, staff, and faculty.