Acceptable Use Policy – Individual and University Responsibilities

Responsibilities of Users

Account holders are responsible for adhering to this Acceptable Use Policy.

Account holders are responsible for anything done with their accounts. Therefore passwords should never be displayed or shared, should be chosen judiciously, and changed often. If a user suspects account security has been violated, the password should be changed immediately and IT notified immediately.

The user is responsible for correct and sufficient use of the tools available for maintaining the security of information stored on each computer system. The following precautions are strongly recommended:

Responsibilities of the University

The University, through The Office of Information Technology, is responsible for providing central system and network security and for taking reasonable steps to protect central systems and networks and the information stored thereon from excessive or inappropriate use, damage, or destruction. These responsibilities include: