850 Student E-Communication

P-825.0 Social Media Use
  St. Charles Community College uses social media channels to improve communication with future students, current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community. Examples of social networking sites and services include but are not limited to blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, Google+, and FourSquare.
Pr-825.0.1 Representing the College
  Employees representing the college on officially recognized social media accounts must not violate any college policies, including but not limited to copyright, harassment, confidentiality, discrimination, etc.

Employees representing the college on officially recognized social media accounts must abide by the Terms and Services of any social media site or platform.

All officially recognized college social media accounts must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Marketing and Communications. Contact the marketing specialist to go through an application process before going live. The Office of Marketing and Communications must have administrative access to all official recognized social media accounts.

All officially recognized college social media accounts must abide by guidelines set by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

The college has the right to remove any content for any reason, including but not limited to content that it deems threatening, obscene, a violation of intellectual property rights or privacy laws, or otherwise injurious or illegal.
Pr-825.0.2 Personal Use of Social Media
  SCC logos, seals and other marks must not be used for personal social media accounts, or accounts not officially recognized by the College, without permission from the Office of Marketing and Communications. However, College community members may factually state their affiliation with the College as an employee, independent contractor, or student, as appropriate.

Representation of your personal opinions as being endorsed by the College or any of its organizations is strictly prohibited.
Policy Code Key
P Policy PR Procedure D Definition S Supplement

Content Owner: Donna Davis— ddavis@stchas.edu
Page Updated by: Jessica Trimborn
Date Issued:09/19/2007
Date Revised: 11/15/2011