Edgewood College User Activation Tool
This tool will create your necessary accounts for Edgewood College.
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Clicking "Continue" confirms that you understand and agree to the Electronic Use Policy below.
EDGEWOOD COLLEGE ELECTRONIC USE POLICY Introduction: The College strives to preserve for all of its students an environment that is conducive to academic pursuit, social growth, and individual discipline. For staff and faculty, the College strives to provide the resources and environment conducive to providing academic and other services to students. Faculty, staff and students are expected to behave in a moral and ethical manner. It is essential that mutual respect for, and sensitivity to, the needs of others be accepted by all members of the College community in accordance with the Dominican and Christian ideals of Edgewood College. Responsibilities of Users: The campus computers and network provide access to information on and off campus along with communication with others worldwide via the Internet. Such benefit does require computer users to act in a responsible manner and to respect the rights of other users. Edgewood College views the use of computer facilities as a privilege, not a right, and seeks to protect legitimate computer users by imposing sanctions on those that abuse the privilege. The college reserves the right to review, disclose, or monitor data that is sent, received, or stored on its computers, including coded, encrypted, or password protected data. Staff members are expected to cooperate with College investigations of technical problems or possible unauthorized or abusive use. Staff members have no expectation of personal privacy when they use any College computer facilities and/or equipment. General: All users are responsible for: • Using computer facilities on campus for administrative, educational or academic purposes only, in a manner consistent with Edgewood's mission and educational purpose, and their role at the College. • Upholding the spirit of academic integrity in all electronic transactions. • Because of the limitations of our system, students are not permitted to purchase or download any software for an Edgewood College computer. • Using computer facilities in compliance with Edgewood's policies, contractual arrangements, and state and federal laws. • Awareness that electronic communications are neither private nor secure. • Students are responsibly for complying with the College policy on Academic Honesty (see Student Handbook). • Faculty and Staff are responsible for being aware that, due to the limitations of our system, they are not permitted to purchase any equipment or software for an Edgewood College computer without the prior approval of the IT Services Office. Edgewood College reserves the right to support only that equipment, which was budgeted, approved and purchased with Edgewood College funds. Mechanical • Leave equipment in the same configuration as it is found. Equipment is not to be moved. • Use public printers for single copies, not for mass printing. Any users wishing to have multiple copies of a document should use a copy machine. • Computers must be used for college-related or occupational-search purposes. Using computers for profit-making activities such as running a word processing service is not permitted. • Files and printouts are the property of their author. Changing, moving, or examining them without the author’s permission is not permitted. • Have all installations of hardware, software, and files approved by the Technology Services Office (TAC) prior to loading. • Load only approved software on any campus computer. Policy Violations Users are expected to use electronic communications responsibly, and to behave in a moral and ethical manner. Abuse of electronic privileges will result in disciplinary action. Misconduct which is subject to disciplinary action includes, but is not limited to, the following: • unauthorized use of another individual’s account, • performing an act that will interfere with the normal operation of computers, peripherals or networks on campus, • installing unauthorized software on any computer system on campus, • offensive communication, • offensive graphics, • harassment, • creating or distributing chain letters, • impersonation that is to misrepresent yourself as another individual, • use of campus computer equipment for creating products or services for sale, • sharing or posting of passwords, • violating policies established in the Edgewood College Student, or Faculty and Staff, Handbooks. Complaint and Resolution Procedure • Students who have questions or concerns regarding electronic use or the electronic use policy should contact the Technology Assistance Center (TAC). • Students are expected to report any known violations of the Electronic Use Policy to the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) or to the Dean of Students’ Office. • Students who are found to be in violation of the Electronic Use Policy will be subject to disciplinary action, which could include temporary or permanent curtailment of computer privileges or access; disciplinary probation, suspension, or expulsion. • Staff or Faculty members who are found to be in violation of the Electronic Use Policy will be subject to disciplinary action, which could include temporary or permanent curtailment of computer privileges or access; disciplinary probation, or loss of employment. • Staff or Faculty members who have questions or concerns regarding the electronic use policy should contact their supervisor (Dean, Chair, or VP) with their concern so they can bring it to the attention of the Information Technology Services Office. • If sufficient evidence exists to indicate that the account is being abused Edgewood College reserves the right to search an account, disable an account, and/or change a password.