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Policies & Procedures

The following documents have been approved by the UF AHC Executive Web Steering Committee. Their goal is to help create an environment of standards-based public web communications within the UF AHC.


Web Guidelines

Social Media Guidelines


Manuals & Standards

  • Web Identity Standards [still in draft]


Related Documents

Related Laws and Other Guidelines

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information. HIPAA is evolving as health care delivery and systems evolve. Extensive information is available at:

FERPA- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

FERPA requires schools to protect the privacy of student records. One component of compliance with FERPA is directory information. Educational entities must list what they consider to be “directory information” about students. Students and former students may block the publication of such directory information about themselves. Such blocks are permanent unless removed by the student. Information not included in the list of directory information may not be published.

UF Corporate Identity

You can learn more about how UF treats its visual impression and identity at

Intellectual Property and Copyright Protection

Content should never risk infringement of copyright and intellectual property laws and regulations. It must include proper citation and attribution. More information is available at:

Questions about intellectual property and copyright protection can be directed to Shands General Counsel at 352-265-6995.