All Temple University schools, colleges and units are required to submit any and all in-scope written materials to the Data Verification Unit (DVU) before the materials are published, issued or posted. Learn more about what written materials are considered in scope for DVU review, and read answers to frequently asked questions.

Determine If Your Materials Are In Scope

If you are submitting materials on behalf of a school, college or unit, or if DVU has requested receipt of your materials, and you answer “yes” to any of the questions below, your materials are considered in scope and must be reviewed by the DVU. If you answer “no” to these questions, your materials are considered out of scope. ​

  • Will the data be shared externally or published on the website?
  • Does the submission or publication include a factual statement?
  • Does the statement contain data that is statistical, demographic or numerical in nature?


If you have questions, contact the DVU at 215-204-5248 or