» DMCA Notification Agent Webpage

In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (aka DMCA), Public Law 105-304, Chapman University has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement occurring on Web pages or computer servers in the chapman.edu domain.

If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed on a Chapman University site, please notify our designated agent for such copyright notices:

Mike Ferguson,
Network Operations Manager
Chapman University
One University Drive; Orange, CA 92866

Chapman University email (preferred): DMCA-agent@chapman.edu

Contents of notice

The DMCA requires that all notices of alleged copyright infringement be in writing. For Chapman University to act on your notice, you must be authorized to enforce the copyrights that you allege have been infringed. When informing the University, you should:

  1. Identify the copyrighted work that allegedly has been infringed. (Please provide a representative list of all works mentioned.)
  2. Describe the material and provide sufficient information to help us locate that material.
  3. Provide your contact information: address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  4. Include a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyright-protected material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, the owner’s agent, or law.
  5. Certify that the information provided is accurate. You should attest under penalty of perjury that you are authorized to enforce the copyrights that you allege have been infringed.
  6. Include your physical or electronic signature.

The University may not be able to act on your complaint promptly or at all if you do not provide the above information.

U.S. Copyright Law and Chapman University Policy

For more information on U.S. copyright law and the DMCA, consult the Web site of the U.S. Copyright Office.

Individuals who infringe copyright-protected materials on Chapman University networks are subject to discipline under Chapman University’s Acceptable Usage Policy(AUP.)   In appropriate circumstances, penalties for violations of the Policy include termination of all computing privileges.