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Social Media Policy

Social Media Policy

Alfred State College maintains an official presence on a number of social media platforms. These accounts are produced, maintained, and monitored under the supervision of the Office of Marketing Communication.

Comments, content, and links posted by other users on Alfred State’s social media content do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the college. Links to other websites should not be construed as an endorsement of the organizations, entities, views or content contained therein Alfred State College is not responsible for the content of those external websites.

By posting content to any Alfred State social media page, users understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and that other participants may use posted information beyond the control of the college. Users who do not wish to have information that they have made available via these sites used, published, copied and/or reprinted, should not post on Alfred State social media pages.

The college reserves the right to submit requests to social media publishers to have any account terminated that appears to be representing the college without authorization. No use of our copyrighted material including logos is allowed unless directly authorized by Marketing Communication. 

Alfred State College may review content posted to its official social media pages. Comments and dialogue about Alfred State social media content are welcome and encouraged. However, the college may hide or remove content that:

  • Includes profanity or is obscene (profanity filters employed where available). 
  • Constitutes a true threat or unlawful harassment. 
  • Violates laws or college rules or policies.
  • Intentionally misleads, is factually erroneous, or libelous. 
  • Infringes on the confidentiality or privacy of any party.
  • Sells, solicits, or advertises products/services that are not ASC affiliated.
  • Is unrelated to the Alfred State content to which it is posted as a response.

Contact Marketing Communication when a department on campus wants to initiate a social media account or if you are changing assignments to a new person. Marketing Communication can then properly train any new social media account administrators. A member of Marketing Communication must be an administrator for each ASC affiliated account.

Remember, all social media accounts representing Alfred State must accurately represent the values of the college. Social media account administrators must follow this social media policy and the college’s Core Values