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Social Media Policy

UT recognizes that social media sites can be effective tools for exchanging information and raising the visibility of the University. The UT Social Media Policy (PDF) is designed to help clarify how to utilize social media when creating, maintain or posting to a site representing the University.

Social Media Best Practices

The University of Tampa has crafted the following best practices guide (PDF) to help clarify how best to utilize social media to further UT’s mission and how to enhance and protect personal and professional reputations when participating in social media. Employees maintaining University social media sites must also refer to the Social Media Policy (PDF).

Social media is defined as media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Examples include but are not limited to LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and blogs.

UT recognizes that social media sites can be effective tools for exchanging information and raising the visibility of the University. When unsure what or how to post, contact the Office of Public Information and Publications at publicinfo@ut.edu or (813) 253-6232.

Requests to feature an event, student or story on any of the official UT social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat, can be sent to publicinfo@ut.edu.