Social media channels can help support efforts to communicate and market the diverse departments and programs at NIU. The division of Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communications is available to support and guide page managers in their efforts to be successful on social media.
This policy applies to all employees and units of the university, not to students. Student postings that may represent a potential violation of the Student Code of Conduct, or other applicable university policies, will be referred to Student Conduct.
Northern Illinois University has established its official representation on social media as another form of communication with the university community. Northern Illinois University is not establishing any public forum with its official social media representation. As such, comments, posts, or photos which contain threats to self or others*, illegal activity*, sexually explicit content*, bullying*, inappropriate tone or language, or spam will be removed.
*stated, visually represented or implied
NIU social media site users should be familiar with applicable Terms of Service and Community Guidelines and respect general copyright and fair use policies.
Policy Approved by President's Cabinet on August 15, 2011
Updated June 10, 2015