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Marketing of Credit Cards to Students

Policy Statement

Pursuant to the requirement of the New York State Educational Law, Article 129-A, section 6437, the following policy has been adopted to promote the best interests of Vassar College students.

Prohibited Conduct

Vassar College prohibits the advertising, marketing, or merchandising of credit cards to students by vendors on College owned, operated, or controlled property and at any College sponsored event without prior approval from the Executive Director of Campus Activities, who will ensure that any exception to the prohibition complies fully with all applicable State and Federal laws. This prohibition applies to all banks and other commercials entities (including their third-party representatives) that engage in the on-campus marketing of credit cards to student though solicitation activities.