Stetson University

Code of Conduct for Computer Lab Use

  • You must present your Stetson University ID each time you enter a computer lab. Not having a Stetson University ID will result in not being allowed to access to the computer labs. Lab assistants have the authority to ask for your ID even while you are working on a computer.
  • No smoking, drinking or eating is allowed in any lab. All open and unopened food, drinks and tobacco products are prohibited from entering the labs.
  • You must be considerate of other users. Privacy and concentration are important in computer labs. If you need to talk to somebody, please do so in a way that does not disturb other lab users.
  • Lab assistants are not allowed to debug your program, interpret class assignments or help with your homework. Lab assistants are there to assist in using the technology so that you may complete your work.
  • The computer labs are an academic resource. The following will not be permitted in the computer labs:
    • Games
    • Internet relay chat (IRC) software
    • MUDs
  • Lab management is not responsible for any belongings left in the computer labs. Please make sure you take your belongings with you when you leave.
  • Do not make changes to the hard drive configurations of the computers in the labs.
  • You are not allowed to copy any documents or applications to the system's hard drive. Documents should be saved to your network drive, to a flash drive, or to a cloud storage account. Software that is downloaded from the Internet is not to be installed on any lab computer for any purpose.
  • Students are not allowed to print large quantities of flyers, banners or other distribution materials. If print jobs of this nature are required, one copy may be printed in the lab and copies will need to be processed through the Print Shop or an alternative printing facility.
  • Attempting to damage or destroy information on the computers will not be tolerated.
  • You are expected to leave your computer workstation in the same condition as you found it. This includes putting chairs back in place and logging out when you leave.
  • Sexual harassment of any type will not be tolerated in the computer labs. Examples of sexual harassment may include, but are not limited to:
    • Sexual battery
    • Displaying pornographic images
    • Verbal harassment or abuse of a sexual nature
    • Cyber sex or chat room sex
    • Subtle pressure for sexual activity
  • You are responsible for reading and abiding by all signs posted in the labs.
  • The following disciplinary actions may be taken against violators:
    • Temporary suspension of computing privileges and violation documented in the student's records (or employee's personnel file).
    • Permanent removal of computing privileges and violation documented in student's records (or employee's personnel file).
    • Probation with the forfeiting of privileges as stated in the Code of Community Standards.
    • Suspension from the university, which includes the termination of enrollment for a specified period of time as stated in the Code of Community Standards.
    • Expulsion from the university, which includes the termination of enrollment for an indefinite period of time as stated in the Code of Community Standards.
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