Acceptable Use Policy
The Rutgers University Acceptable Use Policy for Computing and Information Technology Resources (PDF) requires all system users to abide by applicable laws and to respect the copyrights and intellectual property of others. Violators of this policy are subject to disciplinary proceedings, and sanctions may include suspension of system privileges. In accordance with federal law, the university, in appropriate circumstances, will terminate system privileges of users who are found to be repeat infringers of the copyright laws. See Title 17 United States Code, Section 512(i)(1)(A).
Information on Copyright Law
Information on United States copyright law is available from the U.S. Copyright Office:
Pursuant to Title 17 United States Code, Section 512 (c)(2), notification of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to the designated agent* listed below:
Michael S. Gergel
Director for Information Protection & Security
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
ASB Annex 1
56 Bevier Rd.
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone Number: 732/445-8138
Fax Number: 732/445-8023
*Interim designation pursuant to 37 C.F.R. 201.38