All materials posted by NAFSA on the NAFSA website are subject to copyrights owned by NAFSA: Association of International Educators and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, republication, or retransmission of all or part of any document found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless NAFSA or the copyright holder of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent. The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate NAFSA's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without NAFSA's prior express written permission.

Although NAFSA does not and cannot review the messages posted in our members-only communities, and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we at NAFSA reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless NAFSA and its agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).

Considering the interactive nature of our online communities, it is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the contents of posted messages and are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message posted by a member. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of NAFSA. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us. We will evaluate messages that users find objectionable and will make reasonable efforts to remove obscene, harassing, infringing, or otherwise inappropriate messages. Removal is a manual process, however, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

Although the NAFSA site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, NAFSA takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those referenced sites. NAFSA is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of NAFSA's nonprofit and tax-exempt status. NAFSA makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.

You agree that you will not use this site to post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or is properly licensed for this use. Users who repeatedly violate this policy, particularly by posting unauthorized copyrighted information, will not be permitted to continue to post messages.

Reporting Copyright Infringements

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), Pub. L. 105-304, NAFSA has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement occurring in the domain. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, notify our designated agent specified below.

Please note, this agent is for reporting of copyright infringement and is not the correct person to answer requests for copyright permission.

Lori Brister
1425 K Street, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that all infringement claims must be in writing and must include the following information:

  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on its behalf;
  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
  • A description of the infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to permit NAFSA to locate the material;
  • Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and email;
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under the pains and penalties of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.