Legal Resources

There are several descriptions, UTSA policies and laws in place that govern the use of social media. UTSA employees who manage social media channels should review, become familiar with and follow these items while communicating through social media channels.

There are several descriptions, UTSA policies and laws in place that govern the use of social media. UTSA employees who manage social media channels should review, become familiar with and follow these items while communicating through social media channels.

4.22 University Communications and Marketing

The UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP) policy provides information about the role of the Office of University Communications and Marketing.

8.12 Information Resources Use and Security Policy

This HOP policy provides general information about the UTSA information security principles.

8.13 The Organization and Appropriate Use of the Internet at UTSA

This HOP policy provides information about developing organizational, faculty and student Web presences.

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is the federal law that protects the privacy of students’ education records.

Brand Identity Guide

This Brand Identity Guide outlines the standards for promoting UTSA, its colleges and programs to all audiences on and off campus. These guidelines apply to printed pieces as well as university Web pages and presentations.


Do you have an official UTSA social media channel to share? Email us at social@utsa.edu to have your feed added to our social media directory.

Questions or comments? Email social@utsa.edu or contact University Communications at 210-458-4550.