All Indiana University students, faculty, and staff that are managing an IU-affiliated social media account must follow the standards outlined below. An IU-affiliated account is defined as an account representing an Indiana University campus, school, department, program, office, or unit that is managed by an employee, student, or staff member. No official IU-affiliated account can be used to:
- Make personal monetary gain
- Stalk, harass, or threaten
- Illegally discriminate
- Advocate or cause harm to university property
- Intentionally disrupt university activities
- Publish confidential information about Indiana University, its faculty, staff, or students
Administrators should use the guidelines listed under Community Conduct to determine if a comment can be removed from an IU-affiliated social media page. However, that administrator must contact the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel (OVPGC) before blocking an account.
All university administrators are expected to uphold the Indiana University Code of Conduct. You may not post any intentionally malicious, defamatory, degrading, or hateful material. This does not include frank discussions, criticisms or opinions, which are protected under free speech.