Web & Social Media Guidelines and Terms of Use

The UC Alumni Assocation maintains several official websites and profiles on various social networks to enable you to easily connect and communicate with your UCAA and with other University of Cincinnati alumni across the country and around the world. 

The success of our online communities depends on your participation, so please feel free to join in and contribute to the conversations!

Please be aware that the UC Alumni Association staff closely monitors posts and comments made within our websites and social media communities, so be mindful of the following guidelines while participating:

  • Respect Others
    Sexist, racist and other discriminatory comments or images will be removed immediately. Users are free to discuss topics and disagree with another, but please be respectful of others' opinions. Personal attacks directed toward other fans or members will not be tolerated.
  • Keep It Clean
    Do not post offensive, vulgar, profane, or sexually explicit language or photos - such posts will be removed immediately. Threats of any kind will not be tolerated. Violators of this rule will be removed from the group or page immediately, and all of his or her other UCAA social media privileges will be revoked. 

  • Keep Your Contact Information to Yourself 
    For your own safety and security, please refrain from posting any personal contact information (home phone numbers, mailing addresses, personal email addresses, etc.).
  • Don’t SPAM
    We encourage you to use our utilize our social media as a platform to share information about yourself and your achievements, and we often highlight the successes of UC alumni through testimonials, spotlights or blog posts as we deem appropriate. However, commercial advertisements, solicitations, business advertisements and personal promotions are not allowed on any of our websites or social media, except on the LinkedIn Business and Networking Subgroup, which exists solely for this purpose.
  • Stay on Topic
    We encourage open discussion among alumni; however, we reserve the right to remove postings that are deemed irrelevant or inappropriate for the UC alumni community at our discretion, and at any time.

PLEASE NOTE: UCAA reserves the right to terminate a users' group or page membership, participation and/or privileges, and to delete unacceptable posts and comments at our sole discretion - for any reason, at any time. We WILL remove and block users found to be in violation of these social media guidelines.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by featured persons, blog contributors, and comment providers on UCAA's social media are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinion or policy of the University of Cincinnati, the University of Cincinnati Foundation or the University of Cincinnati Alumni  Association. Materials, stories, content and activities linked to from UCAA official social media (embedded or otherwise) are not endorsed by nor are the responsibility of UC, UCF or UCAA.


Guidelines for Linkedin Alumni Subgroups 

Our Linkedin subgroups give UC Alumni Association Linkedin group members more opportunities to connect with other University of Cincinnati alumni in their region. Subgroup topics of discussion may be started by members, but are monitored and can be removed with or without explanation at the discretion of the UC Alumni Association.


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