Policy Notes

Illinois Copyright Policy

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign makes every effort to comply with laws and institutional policies on copyright and to encourage awareness within its community of both responsibilities and appropriate actions for compliance.

Copyright law can be a complex topic to navigate, and the issues students, faculty and staff must confront when it comes to copyright are often different. For that reason, the University has compiled a variety of resources to help you navigate your copyright responsibilities.

Copyright Resources

Annual Copyright Notice to Students

In addition, a variety of laws and regulations shape the specifics of copyright law. The Higher Education Opportunity Act is one of the laws that shapes copyright policies and education efforts at colleges and universities in America. How the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign satisfies the requirements of HEOA are outlined on this page.

Religious Observances

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign complies with the University Religious Observances Act (110 ILCS 110/).  Details of the Act are available here.

Smoke-Free Campus

As of January 1, 2014, smoking is prohibited on all campus property at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, both indoors and outdoors, in university-owned vehicles and in privately-owned vehicles parked on campus property. The advertising, sale, or free sampling of tobacco products is also prohibited on campus property.  Littering the remains of tobacco products or any other related waste product on campus property is further prohibited.  The complete policy is available here.

Student Code

Policies and procedures applying apply to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are found in the Student Code.

Student Consumer Information

Information and disclosures regarding institutional accreditation, programs, and services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is available on the Office of the Provost's website. This includes a description of the institution's accreditation and state authorization, contact information for filing complaints with the accreditor and the state, financial aid, campus security, intercollegiate athletics, gainful employment programs, and student outcomes. A paper copy of the information on the website can be made available upon request.