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Identity Theft Prevention Program

The University is required to adopt an Identity Theft Prevention Program in compliance with "Red Flags" rules issued by the Federal Trade Commission pursuant to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). The FTC enforcement date is November 1, 2009.

The Lawrence/Edwards Campus policy on the Identity Theft Prevention Program, tracks very closely with the language of the FTC rules....

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  • Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule:
    A How-To Guide for Business
    The Red Flags Rule requires many businesses and organizations to implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program designed to detect the warning signs — or "red flags" — of identity theft in their day-to-day operations....
  • Federal Regulations Read more about the specific aspects of the FACTA Red Flags regulation.
  • Other Resources Other Resources are available to Educational Institutions regarding the interpretation and application of the Red Flags Rule to educational institutions.
  • Frequently Asked Questions Answers to commonly asked questions about the FACTA Red Flags regulation.

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