Social networking guidelines at JCCC
Johnson County Community College encourages interaction on social media. The opinions expressed by visitors on sites hosted or sponsored by JCCC are those of the person making the post; they do not necessarily reflect the opinions, policies or position of JCCC. JCCC reserves the right to remove any posting that violates applicable federal, state or local laws; the student code of conduct; or college policies.
JCCC encourages you to show respect for other users and promote an open, positive and meaningful exchange of ideas. Use of profane, defamatory or harassing comments shows a lack of respect and will not be tolerated on college-hosted sites. In addition to other laws and JCCC policies, all posters are expected to comply with applicable copyright laws and regulations and the social media platform’s terms of service.
As a student of JCCC one shall:
- Respect confidential information and comply with all applicable laws, regulations and JCCC policies and adopted procedures.
- Use a positive tone.
- Feel free to use abbreviations to meet the 140-character limit on Twitter. When working in other social media, follow the accepted rules of punctuation, grammar and spelling of your profession.
When using social media in their private lives one should:
- Avoid creating any impression that you are acting in your official capacity with JCCC or otherwise represent JCCC.
- Not use JCCC logos, trade names or trademarks without prior written permission of JCCC.
- Not use any information obtained as a student at JCCC in a manner that violates any applicable law, regulation or JCCC policy or procedure.
Online communities like Facebook help JCCC students connect in positive ways. However, there are aspects students should remember when communicating through social media:
- Assume that anything you post is or will become public and that your post may remain on the web and accessible to family, friends, college admission committees and employers far into the future.
- Posting personal identifying information, such as your home address, current location, phone number, birth date or Social Security number may lead to the theft of your identify or other criminal activity.
- Disclosing out-of-town travel or other information may allow someone with a criminal intent to know your locations or plans.
- JCCC logos, trade names or trademarks may not be used without prior written permission of the college.
If you have questions about JCCC’s social media, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.