Union College operates a private computer system/network with access granted to users for very specific use. Users are expected to maintain a high level of computer conduct.
It is not acceptable to:
- Login/access the Union College system using anything but your assigned user
- Share the passwords or network keys issued to you
- Add, examine, copy, modify or delete any files/data except to the areas assigned to you or to areas specifically indicated as public
- Load/download any software on a Union college computer without proper permission
- Waste any resource such as using excessive disk space, creating unnecessary processes, printing unneeded printer output, sending junk e-mail, excessive internet use, etc.
- Possess or use any software for the purpose of breaking security/passwords, snooping or monitoring any computer/network
- Knowingly attempt to distribute a virus, Trojan horse, monitoring software, etc.
- Attach any device to the Union College network without permission from Information Systems
- Modify or configure any Union College computer or network hardware/software
- Violate any lab guidelines
- Use language or engage in conduct inconsistent with Union College policies and standards
- Use Union College computers/network to violate rules of non-Union College computers/networks
- Run any program that allows computers off campus to connect to your computer
- Harass, threaten or otherwise cause harm to specific individuals
- Engage in any activity that is illegal by local, state or federal law
All infractions will be reported to the dean of students. Unacceptable conduct may result in disciplinary actions such as, but not limited to:
- Temporary or permanent loss of computer privileges
- Temporary or permanent suspension from college
- Fees covering expenses incurred by the college
- Involvement of local civil authorities