Privacy Policy

About this Site

The University of North Carolina Wilmington has created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy to the extent allowed by law. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website and the network of websites making up the UNC Wilmington network.


Pages on the website strive to meet current accessibility standards, including those defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act as well as, at minimum, Priority 1 of the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Visitors having problems viewing PDF documents with assistive technology may try a free online conversion service that turns these document into simple text or HTML.


Cookies are pieces of information stored by your Web browser on behalf of a website and returned to the website on request. This site may use cookies for two purposes: to carry data about your current session at the site from one Web page to the next, and to identify you to the site between visits. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if cookies are turned off. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we will not store data, other than for these two purposes, in cookies. Cookies remain on your computer, and accordingly we neither store cookies on our computers nor forward them to any external parties. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we do not use cookies to track your movement among different websites and do not exchange cookies with other entities.

Links Disclaimer

The links provided on UNCW websites are intended to acquaint the users of this site with information, services, and organizations at UNCW, in the local community, and on-line. The views or opinions of these organizations do not necessarily reflect those of the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The links on this website do not constitute an endorsement of any organization or its activities, and UNCW does not vouch for the accuracy of material on any linked website.

Marks and Logos

The UNCW logos contained on this site are copyrighted and service or trademarked protected. The copying, publication, display, or use of these marks, for either commercial or non-commercial purposes, without the express written permission of UNCW is expressly prohibited. Permissions for the use of these marks and logos may be submitted to the UNCW Office of University Relations.

Network Log Files

In the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, the University employs software programs to do such things as monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information, detect computer viruses and other software that might damage University computers or the network, and monitor and tune the performance of the University network. In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect such information as e-mail headers, addresses from network packets, and other information. Information from these activities is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the University's networks and computer systems. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

Personal Web Pages

The views and opinions expressed on student and faculty Web pages on the and Web servers are strictly those of the page author. The contents of these pages have not been reviewed nor approved by the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Web Visit Logs

University websites routinely collect and store information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information: any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

Additional Questions

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Last updated: 4 January 2011