Computers & Internet Utilization Policies.
City University has four, well equipped computer four computer labs accessible to students and staff. Computer specs include:
Internet & Online Services.
City University has installed state-of-art computer facilities in its campuses for the educational benefits of its students and staff. In addition, free wired and wireless Internet access is also made available for students in all campuses to help them stay connected. The following policies are necessary to ensure the availability of these necessary services to the university community:
1. Computers are provided for the use of current students and staff.
2. Students and staff may use CU Computers for communication, course related research and study purposes.
In the Computer Labs:
Due to the large number of users accessing computer labs, the following rules must be followed to ensure a quality experience for all:
1. For security purposes, all users must log in with their University assigned username and password.
2. If a username is not known, or a password is invalid, please see the Computer Lab Assistant on duty immediately.
3. All students must secure an online storage space – Google Drive – to save their work. No flash or external hard drives are allowed in the lab.
4. All users must log off the system after they are finished using the computer. To do so, simply click the start button and select “Log Off”. Before leaving make sure the system completely logs you off and shows the log on screen for the next user.
5. No user will be allowed to download software on computer lab machines. The programs installed are to accommodate users with University-related coursework.
6. All computer lab workstations have anti-virus software installed to prevent infected drives or files from being used on the machines.
7. All users are able to print to the network printer that is set to default on the workstations in each computer lab. Computer Lab printers are not copy machines… please do not waste paper!!
8. If you need multiple copies of documents, please visit the Copy Center at the CU Bookstore.
9. Collaborative work and quiet conversations are encouraged, but please refrain from loud talking, laughter, phone calls or music.
10. Any equipment malfunction within a computer lab should be reported to the Computer Lab Assistant (CLA) on duty.
11. CLAs are instructed to enforce all rules and regulations, provide technical assistance, and report problems.
12. Users who disrupt operations, disturb other users, or fail to observe these lab rules will be asked to leave the computer lab. All students are expected to obey such instructions even if they disagree with it.
13. There shall be no Eating, drinking or smoking in the computer labs.
14. Knowingly performing an act, which will interfere with the normal lab operations, is grounds for disciplinary action. This includes, but not limited to introducing computer viruses, Trojan horses and worms into lab computers.
15. Students may not move computer peripherals from or within the computer lab. Instead submit moving requests to the CLA.
16. ANY access to offensive, obscene or pornographic material is strictly forbidden.
17. Users must refrain from harassing other network users in the network. Obscene or threatening messages will not be tolerated.
18. Booting-up computers from an alternative source is prohibited.
19. Users should not tamper with or change the operating system or educational files prepared for computer lab use.
20. Students must promptly relinquish computers for the use of scheduled classes or upon request by the computer laboratory assistant.
1. These are your resources. Malfunctions, problems and downtime inconvenience you.
2. Your use of these computing facilities may be monitored to ensure compliance with the above rules.
3. Report any misuse of these facilities immediately to the computer lab assistant.
Use of academic computing resources in violation of these policies may result in revocation of individual's privileges or suspension of access to computing resources and may subject the account holder to university disciplinary action and/ or criminal prosecution.
Computer Lab Rules - Reviewed August 2014
CU Phone & Internet Use in Class Policy
The following policies are necessary to ensure the availability of an environment that is conducive to learning: