Computing and Communications Resources include all electronic technology used to store, copy, transmit, or disseminate visual, auditory, and electronic information as well as the information contained therein. This includes, but is not limited to, computers, networks, phones, fax machines, copiers, PDAs, cell phones and the information contained in them.
The University provides Computing and Communications Resources to faculty, students, staff and others solely for the purposes of supporting teaching, learning, scholarship, service and administration within the context of the University’s mission.
Users of University Computing and Communications Resources are responsible for taking appropriate steps to safeguard University and personal information, as well as University facilities and services.
It is the responsibility of each User to understand his or her privileges and responsibilities regarding Acceptable Use and to act accordingly. Users failing to abide by the University’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) may be subject to corrective action up to and including, dismissal, expulsion, and/or legal action by the University. While technical corrective action, including limiting user activity or removing information, may be taken in emergency situations by authorized Information Technology staff, other corrective action, technical and/or non-technical, will be taken in accord with applicable University policies and procedures. In particular, students who violate this policy will be referred to Judicial Affairs for judicial review.