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DMC Computer & Network Resources Statement of Acceptable Use

Individuals who are granted the privilege to use the computer and/or network resources of Del Mar College agree to accept responsibility for reasonable use. Activities beyond those stated in the Del Mar College Computer and Network Use Policy are strictly prohibited. Del Mar College computer and network resources may be accessed by authorized users only. Students must be currently registered to use these DMC resources. Anyone using these resources expressly consents to being monitored. If monitoring reveals possible evidence of any activity violating the DMC Computer and Network Resources Use Policy appropriate action will be taken.

Individuals shall use only those resources and computer accounts that have been authorized for their use. All computing work must be identified with the individual's name or approved ID.

Individuals are responsible for any activity involving their computer accounts. Individuals are responsible for implementing protective measures for their accounts. Individuals should safeguard their passwords, change passwords frequently, and take precautions against others obtaining access to their computer resources.

Individuals shall use accounts for legitimate purposes only. For example, accounts shall not be used for private consulting or personal gain. Individuals using these computer resources without authorization, or in excess of their authorization are subject to being monitored. Users are expressly forbidden to use these resources to upload/download or transmit obscene or pornographic material or material contrary to Del Mar College's Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Individuals shall not attempt to access, copy, or destroy programs or files that belong to other users or the college without obtaining prior authorization. Users shall not attempt to modify system configurations on DMC computer or network resources.

shall not willfully create, copy, or disseminate computer viruses nor threaten to install or to infect the College's computer resources with any virus.

All Students must sign a sheet agreeing to comply with the Del Mar College Computer and Network Acceptable Use Policy when receiving their Del Mar College ID.

This sign sheet states: I have read the Del Mar College Computer and Network Acceptable Use Policy and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the policy.

Del Mar College Libraries
101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Phone (361) 698-1310

Please send comments/suggestions to
Merry Bortz, Head of Library Technical Services

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