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UC San Diego Website Terms of Use

UC San Diego encourages the use of this site and other UC San Diego sites, regardless of domain address, as a way to share information and knowledge in support of the university’s three-part mission of education, research and public service. These sites are owned by the Regents of the University of California and operated by UC San Diego. Site content is subject to change without notice. While most sites are publicly accessible, certain services and information offered online may be restricted to specific users or segments of the UC San Diego population.


Consistent with university policies and regulations, UC San Diego upholds the principles of academic freedom and shared governance, freedom of speech, and privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students and staff. The UC San Diego web space contains official pages in support of the core mission of the university or related administrative business. It also contains web pages generated by groups or individuals whose expressed views do not necessarily represent the views of UC San Diego or the Regents.

The university does not actively monitor or control web content. However, when the University receives a notification of an alleged violation of law or policy, we investigate and address violations accordingly. Contact:

Privacy: the UC San Diego gateway and other sites

The UC San Diego gateway site,, collects information to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the website or individual web pages. At no time is site usage associated with individual IP addresses.

UC San Diego works in a distributed information technology environment; therefore, policies and procedures for other websites may vary. If there are questions, visitors should contact the specific department, unit or organization that maintains the site.

Official UC San Diego websites

Websites hosted on UC San Diego servers may not be official — these include the personal web pages of students, faculty, and staff, whether or not they are carry a disclaimer. Unofficial sites do not represent the university in any way. Any content contained or accessible from unofficial websites does not reflect the views of the Regents of the University of California and the Regents do not endorse, warrant, or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of unofficial web pages or of any material accessible from unofficial web pages.

Digital millennium copyright act

UC San Diego complies with the provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UC San Diego and the Regents of the University of California, unless noted otherwise. No material from any official UC San Diego website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without explicit permission, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of UC San Diego’s copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.

For permissions questions, please send your request to the following:    

Chuck Rose
Information Technology Services
University of California, San Diego

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the university must specify an agent to receive notices of infringement from an owner alleging that a UC San Diego website is infringing its copyright. UC San Diego has designated the following agent:

Chuck Rose
Information Technology Services
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093-0110

This is the email address for the agent designated with the U.S. Copyright Office in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.


Links from a website located on a UC San Diego server to any non-university site do not imply university endorsement of the site’s products or services. References to non-UC San Diego products, services, or organizations do not imply university endorsement of such products, services, or organizations.


UC San Diego is committed to providing a user-friendly environment for students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, visitors and the community. Your comments are welcomed. Please send your comment via this form or to the webmaster / contact listed on the specific department, unit, individual or organization site.


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 This policy was last updated on April 22, 2022