Open Access Policies at Other Universities

This list includes U.S. colleges and universities who have passed open access policies. If the policy does not cover the entire faculty or is an opt-in or ‘encouragement’ based policy, it is identified as such.

InstitutionExtent of Policy
(if not full)
Allegheny College
Amherst College
Arizona State University Libraries ONLY: Libraries
Boston UniversityNot true policy: opt in approach
Brigham Young University ONLY: Dept. of Instructional Psychology and Technology ; Library
Bryn Mawr
Bucknell University
California Institute of Technology
College of Wooster
Columbia Earth Observatory and School of Social WorkONLY: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Libraries, and School of Social Work
Concordia University
Duke University
Emory University
Georgia Tech
Grinnell College Permissions-based policy but dependent on individual author negotiation with publisher
Gustavus Adolphus College Library ONLY: Library
Harvard Business School
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Law School
Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Harvard School of Public Health
IUPUI University Library ONLY: Library
Lafayette College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Miami University of OhioONLY: Library
North Carolina State UniversityNot a true policy
Oberlin College
Olin CollegePolicy passed late November, 2012
Oregon State University
Princeton University
Rice UniversityDoes not include license to university
Rollins College
Rutgers University
Southern Illinois University, CarbondaleNot true policy: opt in approach
Stanford School of Education
Trinity University
University of California San Francisco
University of California system
University of Hawaii-Manoa
University of IowaNot true policy
University of Kansas
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of North CarolinaNot true policy; system copyright policy
University of North Texas
University of North Carolina GreensboroONLY: Library
University of Northern Colorado Library Faculty ONLY: Library
University of Oregon ONLY: Dept. of Romance Languages and Library Faculty
University of PennsylvaniaNot true policy: opt in approach
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
University of Rhode Island
University of VirginiaNot true policy
Utah State University
University of WashingtonNot true policy
Wake Forest UniversityONLY: Library
Wellesley College