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Authorization to Make/Use Recordings

By enrolling in Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design (Stamps) courses or participating in Stamps-sponsored programs and activities, Stamps students authorize the University of Michigan (University) to make recordings in photographs, videotape, film, sound, or other medium (Recordings) that capture, record, or otherwise document them (i.e., their image, voice, likeness, name, and participation) and/or their works in connection with Stamps programs and activities. They further authorize the University to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly perform, and display all or any portion of the Recordings in a manner consistent with its educational mission, such as for academic, scholarly, informational, or promotional uses, among others.


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Stamps students who have special circumstances, such as privacy, safety, or other concerns with the above, should download the Privacy Protection Resource Document for the full Photo / Video Policy and info on how students can safeguard their privacy at Stamps.

The Stamps School’s Communications & Marketing Team can help to answer any questions about image use and protections:

If you have questions about copyright or the Creative Commons, email to reach the specialists at the University of Michigan Library Copyright Office for help. Their work focuses on making copyright law engaging and understandable, consulting with faculty and students on copyright issues, and helping the U-M community find and leverage open and Creative Commons licensed materials.