Legal Issues Regarding the FDU Website

Information on the FDU web pages is provided as a convenience for the University community and others seeking information. It is the responsibility of the user to verify the information.

Copyright © 1997-2012 Fairleigh Dickinson University and its licensors, except certain images and text copyright of members of University faculty and staff, used with permission. All rights reserved.

The University reserves the right to change, without prior notice, the contents of its Bulletins and to modify its academic calendar and programs of instruction; academic and disciplinary requirements, policies and procedures, rules and regulations; its tuition, fees and charges, and the terms of financial aid. Changes shall be effective upon publication or when the University otherwise determines, and any such change may apply to prospective students and to those who already are enrolled at the University.

Fairleigh Dickinson University reserves the right to photograph members of the University community, including but not limited to, its students and faculty, in situations appropriate to the image of an academic institution, and to publish likenesses in Fairleigh Dickinson University publications, videos or other recruitment or promotional materials. However, the University will, to the extent feasible, honor requests of constituents who do not wish their images photographed or published.

This website is included among the computing and electronic communications resources at Fairleigh Dickinson University, which support the instructional, research, and administrative activities of the University. Users of these facilities are bound by FDU's Acceptable Use Policy for Computer Usage. That policy applies to all users of computing and electronic communications resources, and computing equipment owned, leased or rented by Fairleigh Dickinson University. This includes all students, faculty, visiting faculty, staff, guests of the administration, and external individuals or organizations. Computing equipment includes, but is not limited to, the dialup modems, terminals and microcomputers in public labs, minicomputers, file servers, and networking equipment used to link these components together and to the Internet.

Fairleigh Dickinson University is not responsible for the content of any material the user prepares, receives or transmits. Thus, as a condition of using the University's computer system, the user represents that he/she is in compliance with all federal, state and international copyright and other intellectual property laws and agreements and other federal and state laws, nor in his/her use of the system will the user violate any federal or state civil or criminal laws. Furthermore, the user will indemnify, exonerate and save the University (and its representatives) harmless from any claim, damage or cost related to the user's use, including any legal fees the University decides it is necessary to incur to defend itself.


Fairleigh Dickinson University, a private, not-for-profit American university also operating in the province of British Columbia, Canada, is committed to protecting the confidentiality of the personal information of its students and employees by ensuring compliance with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).  The University collects, uses and maintains personal information from students and employees, at both its Vancouver campus and its U.S. campuses in New Jersey, in a manner that is consistent with PIPA guidelines.

For further information about the University’s privacy policy, please contact the University’s privacy officer at privacyofficer@fdu.edu.


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