Technology Use Policy
The use of technology on campus is intended to support the mission of UGST in providing an excellent Christian education in a distinctively Apostolic environment and requires responsible, ethical, and legal use of network resources by all students. This policy sets provision for any form of network use on the campus or equipment including wireless Internet access.
- Using resources for UGST courses, research, functions, and correspondence.
- Respecting copyright and other intellectual property rights.
- Abiding by security restrictions on all systems and information to which you have access.
Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to, the following:
- Using Urshan equipment for personal entertainment. This includes, but is not limited to: watching movies or playing video games on classroom or chapel projectors.
- Cheating, plagiarism, or information theft through the use of logins or passwords of other individuals
- Wasting finite computer resources
- Accessing, examining, or attempting to examine file, mail, and/or data belonging to others
- Sending unsolicited, annoying, harassing, or obscene messages, including cyber bullying
- Distributing passwords or otherwise attempting to gain access to secure areas
- Invading the privacy of other individuals
- Damaging any UGST hardware or software
- Deleting any UGST-provided software or deleting data belonging to another user
- Using multiple terminals or computers simultaneously
- Installing unauthorized software, attempting to circumvent filtering or security software, downloading illegal or copyrighted material
- Knowingly introducing a computer virus; illegal file sharing, e.g. limewire; or bit torrent
- Violating any rules or regulations posted
- Accessing materials from the Internet (such as pornography and other questionable materials) which are not consistent with the UGST’s mission in maintaining a distinctly Christian environment
- Illegally downloading or pirating digital content