Publication Requirements

Copyright Statement

All major publications should include the following copyright symbol (with the publication year) and text:

All contents © (insert year, no parentheses) Arizona Board of Regents. All rights reserved.

For an exact reprint, the copyright year remains the same. For an entire re-write, use the current year. For a reprint with changes, keep original year and add the new year.

    Example:  All contents © 2008, 2019 Arizona Board of Regents. All rights reserved.

University of Arizona Health Sciences Statement

For major publications, such as annual reports, it is appropriate to include a statement that describes UArizona Health Sciences. For example: The University of University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. UArizona Health Sciences is comprised of the Univeristy of Arizona Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater desert Southwest in providing cutting-edge health education, research and community outreach services.

Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Statements

The University is required to include a statement of nondiscriminatory policy in any bulletins, announcements, publications, catalogs, application forms, or other recruitment materials that are made available to participants, students, applicants, or employees.

For short publications, such as advertisements, one-page announcements, etc:

The University of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

For handbooks, catalogs, personnel policy manuals, and lengthy publications and productions:

The University must publish brief descriptions of its discrimination complaint procedures and its Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy in student handbooks, catalogues, and personnel policy manuals. Therefore, the minimum language that can be used is indicated below. To inquire about modifying this language, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its programs and activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Title IX Coordinator
Mary Beth Tucker
Old Main
1200 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210021
Tucson Arizona 85721-0021
Phone 520-621-9438
ADA/504 Compliance Officer
Amanda Kraus
El Portal
501 N. Highland Ave.
P.O. Box 210182
Tucson Arizona 85721-0182
Phone 520-621-3268
Office of Institutional Equity
The University of Arizona
University Services Building, Room 113
P.O. Box 210158
Tucson Arizona 85721-0158
Phone 520-621-9449

Accessibility and Accommodations Statement

The University of Arizona promotes a progressive and proactive approach to campus accessibility. We strive for our campus experiences to be universally designed, usable by all people to the greatest extent possible, without the need for individual modifications.

As a member of the UArizona community, you have the opportunity to create experiences that are not just accessible but welcoming to your diverse audiences. UArizona colleges, departments, programs and student organizations are encouraged to include statements about the availability of disability-related accommodations on their materials.

For assistance in responding to questions about accessibility or disability-related accommodations, contact: Dawn Hunziker, IT Accessibility Consultant, 520-626-9409 or or the Disability Resource Center at 520-621-3268.

Below are four model statements related to disability accommodations.

Model Statements


(To appear on catalogs, brochures and other University publications)

For information in an alternate format (Braille, digital, tape or large print), please contact {insert name and contact information including an email}.


(To appear on calendars, posters, fliers and other announcements or advertising for the event.)

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this [insert text: workshop, training, seminar] such as ASL interpreting, CART captioning, captioned videos, Braille, wheelchair access, or electronic text, etc., please contact: {Event Planner's name and contact information including an email or phone number}.

Web Pages

(To appear as text on pages if you are not sure of usability)

If you have difficulty accessing any portions of this page with adaptive technology, please contact {insert page owner/Web master name, email, phone}.

To learn why websites need to be accessible and how to create an accessible website, please visit:


(To appear on all syllabi)

At the University of Arizona, we strive to make learning experiences as accessible as possible. If you anticipate or experience barriers based on disability or pregnancy, please contact the Disability Resource Center (520-621-3268, to establish reasonable accommodations.

Photo Consent Forms

Photo or video subjects must sign consent forms before they are photographed or videotaped.

Rules vary on where you can use photographs after a consent form is signed. Generally, news publications, such as newspapers and newsletters, do not require consent if the photograph is taken in a public area. However, if the photograph is to be used in a publication for marketing purposes, a signed consent is required, and the subject MUST be informed of the locations where the  photograph will appear (brochure, website, etc.). For more information, please contact the Health Sciences Office of Communications, 520-626-7301 or

University of Arizona Health Sciences BioCommunications uses its own consent and waiver form for all of its production, including photography and audio and video recording. For information, please call 520-626-7343.

Banner Health uses its own consent and waiver form for patients and employees. All news media must be escorted by a Banner Health employee to and from interviews that take place on Banner Health properties and facilities. If you are coordinating a media interview or plan on interviewing a patient at a Banner Health facility in Tucson, please contact Rebecca Ruiz McGill at, 520-694-5347 (office) or 520-360-0308 (cell). For Banner Health facilities outside of Southern Arizona please contact or 602-492-4770.

Continuing Medical Education Publication Criteria

The Office of Continuing Medical Education at Health Sciences has established a specific set of criteria for CME-related brochures and promotional materials.

The CME office has several forms available to help you plan, implement and evaluate your CME offering. Formal approval from the CME office is required for all CME-related brochures and promotional material. Such material must follow the specific criteria established by that office.

Note: Advance planning is critical when preparing such documents.

For more information, visit the Office of Continuing Medical Education website or call 520-626-7832.

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