4.6-1 INTERNET AND NETWORK RESOURCES ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

Saginaw Valley State University (the University) has made a large investment in its Internet and data network resources (Network) because of its communication value and capacity to support the University mission. The University Information Technology Services (ITS) department manages the University-owned Network. The University encourages students, staff, faculty and guests (Users) to exchange information using the Network while reserving the right to monitor, manage and control its use. This policy is based on common legal, ethical and professional standards. Adherence to this policy protects all Users and helps keep the University Network a safe and rewarding place to navigate.

Users must not violate this “Acceptable Use Policy” or local, state and federal laws while using the University’s Network or other networks or hosts used while being logged on to the University Network, or the acceptable use policies of those other networks.

User Responsibilities
General Regulations
Security and Privacy
Network Usernames (userids) and Email Accounts
Web Pages
Wireless Routers/Access Points
Copyright
Enforcement
Reporting Violations
ITS Operating Policies & Procedures

Adopted 05/02/96 VP-ABA
Revised 02/12/10 VP-ABA, ED-ITS
Revised 07/14/14 EVP-ABA