Audio Recording Agreement

Audio Recording Statement

Recording lectures may be a reasonable accommodation for students who present documentation that substantiates the need. Portland State University faculty and the Disability Resource Center (DRC) staff have the right to require a student who uses audio recording as a reasonable accommodation to sign an agreement and present that agreement to the instructor of each course in which the recording equipment will be utilized.

Faculty have the right to protect intellectual property, and to ensure that the use of recordings are for the sole use of the student as an accommodation.

Audio Recording Agreement

I understand that I have the right to record audio during class lectures for my personal study use only as an academic accommodation. I agree that I will NOT engage in any of the following actions throughout the term:

  • Allow anyone else to listen to or use the audio recording, except the instructor or the Disability Resource Center upon request.
  • Copy, broadcast, transcribe, or share any part of the audio recordings.
  • Release the recording, profit financially, or allow others to benefit personally from lectures I will record.
  • Publish or otherwise quote dialogue from the lecture without the lecturer’s explicit written consent and without properly identifying and crediting the lecturer.
  • Violate the rights of my faculty and fellow students by using the audio recording in any manner other than for my own personal study in this course.
  • I understand that a violation of this agreement may subject me to discipline under the PSU Code of Student Conduct or subject me to liability under copyright laws.

You will be asked to e-sign this agreement every term when you log in to DRC Online to enter your service requests. On occasion, you may be asked to provide a signed copy of this agreement. If requested, print this page and sign as directed below, then return the signed document to the person who requested the signed copy.

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If you have questions about the information on this page, please contact the Disability Resource Center.

Phone: 503-725-4150

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