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UT Compliance

Policy/Compliance

The University of Tampa is committed to providing a work and educational environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination. The University maintains a strict policy prohibiting any kind of harassment or discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic. Likewise, ethnic, religious, age-related, disability, gender or sexual orientation considerations will not be used as the basis for academic or employment decisions affecting any student, faculty member or employee.

The designated coordinator for University compliance with federal laws and regulations concerning nondiscrimination is the Office of the Executive Director of Human Resources, Room 202, Riverside Center; telephone (813) 253-6237.

The University assumes that its students will conduct themselves as responsible citizens and will comply with the regulations set forth in the application, the re-admissions information sent or handed to students and the current student handbook. The University reserves the right to take action with any student whose conduct on or off campus is unbecoming a University of Tampa student or reflects discredit on the institution. Additional information regarding The University of Tampa may be obtained by contacting the Florida Department of Education, Division of Colleges and Universities, 325 W. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399; telephone (850) 245-0505.

The University of Tampa is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Questions regarding this accreditation status may be directed to Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30025; telephone (404) 679-4500.

Legal Information

Disclaimer

The University of Tampa (UT) disclaims all liability of any kind whatsoever arising out of the user's use of or inability to use this server and the information contained on it. The University provides information "as is" and therefore makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding it. Statements set forth in this website outline the current rules, regulations and institutional policies of the University and are for informational purposes only. They should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution.

Copyrights

All text and images of the UT website are copyrighted and/or trade marked by The University of Tampa, Tampa, Florida. All rights are reserved. For information regarding acceptable use of University of Tampa trademarks and logos for commercial and/or non-commercial activity, see the Licensing Program page.

Authorized Use

The University of Tampa website is designed to provide information about the University and links to specific external sites. Users may not print, reproduce, retrieve, or use the information and images contained in these University of Tampa Web pages for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes unless they (1) do not modify such information, and (2) include both this notice and any copyright notice originally included with such information. If materials are used for other purposes, permission must be obtained from The University of Tampa to use the copyrighted material prior to its use.

The University is not responsible for content and material accessed via links from the University of Tampa website. The University reserves the right to remove any page on its servers that is not in compliance with University policies.

Reporting Copyright Infringements

To report copyright infringements on The University of Tampa websites, please notify:

The Office of Public Information
The University of Tampa
401 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606-1490

publicinfo@ut.edu 
Fax: (813) 258-7335
Telephone: (813) 253-6232

Web Accessibility Statement

The University of Tampa is committed to ensuring that web and electronic communications on www.ut.edu and official university websites are accessible to individuals with disabilities. In that regard, UT uses the guidelines and standards for web presence under the Rehabilitation Act Section 508 and the WCAG 2.0 AA Standards. If you encounter a general error or issue with accessing information on www.ut.edu, please contact the Office of Public Information and Publications at publicinfo@ut.edu or (813) 253-6232. We will make reasonable efforts to address the issue as soon as possible. Students or applicants for admission with disabilities in need of information or reasonable accommodation should contact the Office of Student Disability Services at (813) 257-3266 or disability.services@ut.edu. Employees or applicants for employment with disabilities in need of information or reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources at (813) 253-6237
or bsnelling@ut.edu. To report an issue, please fill out the Access Barrier Report Form.

UT Website Privacy Statement

The purpose of The University of Tampa’s website privacy statement is to disclose our privacy practices to visitors of UT websites. UT is committed to protecting your information and providing reasonable levels of privacy in regards to visiting UT-related websites. UT has created this statement to disclose the information gathering and dissemination of information for these websites.

By using UT websites, including but not limited to, www.ut.edu, spartanweb.ut.edu and the UT online catalog or by subscribing to our web updates or submitting an online form or application, you expressly consent The University of Tampa’s use and disclosure of your information as described in this privacy statement. This use and disclosure includes limited educational and marketing efforts by UT and third-party partners. 

What information does UT collect?

Personally identifiable information may be automatically collected when you fill out website forms. Personally identifiable information could be your name, address, phone number, email, interest or other identifiable information in which you choose to provide.

UT utilizes pixels and cookies to assist in marketing efforts. These cookies are placed by UT, external UT partners or third-party entities and enable ad servers to recognize the cookies in which they are placed. This enables UT to learn which advertisements are most effective to bring visitors to UT websites. Website retargeting pixels enables ad servers to target consumers based on previous actions in a browser. This means that the pixel tags online users and may display an ad for a previous visited site while browsing. The information that we collect and share via cookies is not personally identifiable and does not contain names, addresses, telephone numbers or email. UT and third-party partners may collect device information, operating systems, IP addresses, network information, access dates and times, search information, load times, regions and errors in an effort to provide users with the best educational opportunities, online experience and to enhance our marketing efforts.

How does UT use personal information I provide?

UT does not sell personal information. Your personal information may be used to contact you in regard to admission, educational opportunities or other marketing initiatives. Personal information may be shared with third-party partners, vendors or those acting on behalf of UT. UT carefully vets its third-party partners to ensure the confidentiality of personally identifiable information.

Additionally, third-party links may be added on to UT websites. UT has no responsibility or liability for activities or content of linked websites.

How does UT protect my information?

Information Technology & Security at UT manage multi-layered information security systems to safeguard information that is collected, which align with industry standard practices in providing protection against unauthorized disclosure.

Opting-Out

Users have the option to opt-out of Google advertising or visit Network Advertising Initiative (NAI). Opting-out of advertising or setting your browser to not accept cookies will not limit your ability to use any UT website. Users also have the option to opt-out of UT web update emails.

Questions

Questions regarding UT’s privacy statement, practices and web standards or reports of UT website issues can be directed to The Office of Public Information and Publications at (813) 253-6232 or publicinfo@ut.edu. Questions regarding UT’s data security practices can be directed to the CIO/CISO at utcio@ut.edu.

Examples of current cookie and/or retargeting third-party partners:

Google
Type: Analytics
Expiration: None

Carnegie Communications
Type: Retargeting Pixel
Expiration: June 1, 2017

Multiview
Type: Retargeting Pixel, Visitor Pixel, Analytics

Expiration: July 15, 2017