20.9 Required Notifications on Publications

(Amended 9/16)
  1. Recycled paper logo. All publications of state agencies, including The University of Iowa, that are printed on recycled paper should contain the recycled paper logo developed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The logo should appear on the publication, along with a statement indicating that the cover and/or contents of the publication are printed on recycled paper.
  2. Nondiscrimination statement. The following nondiscrimination statement must appear in: 1) all publications describing educational programs (including continuing education programs and conferences), and 2) all publications recruiting individuals for employment or enrollment or participation in educational programs:
    1. "The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. The university also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to university facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, the University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1316, 319-335-0705 (voice), 319-335-0697 (TDD), diversity@uiowa.edu."
  3. Fair Information Practices Act. According to Chapter 22 of the Code of Iowa, notice must be given when the University requests personally identifiable information from a person, other than the kind of information appearing in the University directory.
    1. The notice should include the following:
      1. Why the information is being requested;
      2. Whether the information will be routinely disclosed outside the University, and if so, to whom;
      3. Which information being requested is optional; and
      4. What will happen if the information is not provided.
    2. The following are examples of this kind of notice:
      1. "The University is asking you for the information on the attached reply card to help us stay in touch with you and send you information that might be of interest. Persons outside the University are not routinely provided this information except for directory information, such as name and local address. Although responses to items marked 'optional' are optional, responses to all other items are required in order for us to take action."
      2. "The University of Iowa requests this information for the purpose of processing registration and CEU records. No persons outside the University are routinely provided this information. Responses to items marked 'optional' are optional; responses to all other items are required. If you fail to provide the required information, the University may be unable to process your registration and CEU records."