Guidelines for All

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Guidelines for All - University Department's Social Media Activity and Related Content
  • REFER to and become acquainted with Social Media Policy.
  • PROTECT confidential and proprietary information.
    • Do not post confidential or proprietary information about Kent State, students, employees or alumni.
    • Employees must still follow the applicable federal requirements such as FERPA, HIPAA and NCAA regulations.
    • Adhere to all applicable university privacy and confidentiality policies.
  • Do not use Kent State LOGOS for ENDORSEMENTS
    • Do not use Kent State’s NAME to promote a product, cause, or political party or candidate.
  • Do not post PERSONAL STATEMENTS or opinions via your institutional or departmental social media account.
Consequences of Noncompliance with Policy and Guide
  • Employees who share confidential or inappropriate information do so at the RISK of disciplinary action or termination.
  • Inappropriate activity could diminish the university’s credibility and its relationship with key STAKEHOLDERS.