The policy sets forth the procedures which Adelphi University shall accept financial institutions or business enterprise wishing to advertise, market or merchandise credit cards.

Reason for Policy

Pursuant to Article 129-A, Section 6437 of the New York State Law

Who is Governed by This Policy

Students, Faculty and Staff

Policy

Pursuant to Article 129-A, Section 6437 of the New York State Education Law, the advertising, marketing, or merchandising of credit cards to students on campus is prohibited by Adelphi University (“University”) except in accordance with the following policy:

  1. Any financial institution or business enterprise wishing to advertise, market, or merchandise credit cards to students on campus (“Marketer”) must be registered and approved in writing by the University. Approval is made by the Auxiliary & Event Services Office. Approval is solely at the discretion of the University.  The University’s e-mail system, social media platforms or web pages may not be used for advertising or marketing credit cards to students.
  2. The University may assess fees upon Marketers utilizing University facilities pursuant to this policy. Presence on campus will be limited to specific scheduled dates and certain areas of campus, as designated by the University. The Auxiliary & Event Services Office (University Center room 106, 516-877-3610) has been designated as the coordinating office regarding the presence of marketers on campus.
  3. Marketers must offer information on other financial services which it provides. Marketers whose purpose is solely to solicit credit card applications will not be permitted on campus.
  4. Marketers distributing credit card applications on the approved date, time and area of campus must have information on hand to simultaneously disseminate to students regarding good credit management practices.
  5. No tangible items of any kind may be provided to students in order to induce them to fill out a credit card application.
  6. Any member of the University community who violates this policy is subject to disciplinary action as outlined in the Code of Conduct. Those not associated with the University who violate this policy shall be ejected from the University and may be denied access for a certain specified period.

Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review, this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Procedures

This policy does not have procedures associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review, this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review, this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review, this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: Approved to be reinstated on June 20, 2022
  • Last Revised Date: June 20, 2022
  • Policy Origination Date: 2015

Who Approved This Policy

Eugene Palma, Vice President of University Wellness, Safety and Administration

Policy Owner

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