Acceptable Use Policy – Acceptable, Collegial, and Unacceptable Use

This policy describes the boundaries for use of computing resources at Valparaiso University.

Valparaiso University computing and information technology resources are to be used appropriately and in a manner consistent with the instructional, research, and administrative objectives of the University.

Acceptable use of resources includes:

Valparaiso University and the Internet computing resources are shared resources, which need to be used collegially.

Collegial use includes:

Valparaiso University’s computing and information technology resources are of substantial benefit to everyone in the University community. However, your benefit could be diminished appreciably if only a few people were to misuse these resources.

Examples of unacceptable use may include, but are not limited to:

Alleged violations of the Acceptable Use Policy will be handled in accordance with this section.