- Effective: 08-01-2006
- Last Revised: 07-26-2020
- Responsible University Administrator: Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
- Responsible University Office: Information Technology Services/University Communications
- Policy Contact: University Communications • firstname.lastname@example.org
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This policy applies to all individuals who use a University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) email address and/or University of Nebraska to send electronic messages to announce, promote and advertise should adhere to this policy.
UNO email may not be used to send or transmit unsolicited electronic messages to other University of Nebraska addresses where the primary purpose of which includes but is not limited to informing, announcing, advertising, or promoting a non-campus sponsored event, product, program, service, group/division/unit/college/person.
Acceptable email messages include:
- Messages to relevant individuals within a division, college, department, or academic course
- Announcements about a UNO service to individuals identified as using that service (Note: potential use does not qualify as using the service with the exception of messaging approved by University Communications in consultation with the Chancellor or Vice Chancellors)
- Messages to opt-in mailing lists, if the topic matches the intended purpose of the list
- Sanctioned University of Nebraska enrollment or employment notifications
- UNO Maverick newsletters to faculty, staff, and students sent by University Communications
- Messages submitted to University Communications that receive approval from the NU President’s Office, the UNO Office of the Chancellor, or offices led by a UNO Vice Chancellor.
The use of university information systems, including email, is subject to the NU Executive Memorandum 16.
Individuals maintain the right to unsubscribe or have their names removed from mailing lists that they deem as no longer relevant to them.
Reason for Policy
This policy is to protect UNO and its faculty, staff and students from violating anti-spam email and messaging laws and align the campus with best practices in email promotion and marketing. This policy also works to remove unsolicited emails sent internally and through the Nebraska system of campuses and externally to the UNO community.
Violations may result in loss of email access. Reporting violations and or governance should be directed to the Digital Communications Executive Committee via University Communications.
|Associate Director, Communicationsemail@example.com|
For any electronic messaging initiatives UNO faculty, staff, and students should contact University Communications via the Start Your Project form.