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Herkimer College Computer Use Policy

information TechnologyComputer resources are provided to members of the Herkimer College community for use in their prescribed tasks as well as for personal and professional development. In order to have access to computer resources, the Herkimer College Computer Use Policy Acknowledgment/Agreement Form must be signed and returned to the Information Technology Department.

User accounts are provided on the academic and administrative computing systems (hereinafter called Information Technology) as appropriate. Use of these resources is a privilege, not a right, and access is granted with restrictions and responsibilities for their use.

Computer abuse is expensive and can have far-reaching negative consequences from disrupting the educational process to infringing on copyright. Certain misuse of Herkimer College computer resources can result in revocation of computing privileges, suspension, dismissal and/or criminal prosecution.

It is a mission of the College to promote diversity in values and perspectives, and thus the College is respectful of the freedom of expression. However, the College reserves the right to restrict the use of e-mail in appropriate circumstances in which there may be violations of College policies or State or Federal laws. The College reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of the restriction, which includes, but is not limited to, removal of the material.

To learn more, view the entire Computer Use Policy, visit us in JH 113, call Information Technology at (315) 574-4021 or (315) 866-0300 x 8555.