Misuse/Abuse of Computing Resources

7.2.10 Misuse/Abuse of Computing Resources

  1. Unauthorized use of, access to, manipulation of, duplication of, or tampering with University software, hardware, or firmware programs, networks, and/or associated documentation.

  2. Unauthorized entry into a file, to use, transfer, read, or change the contents, or for any other purpose.

  3. Use of another individual’s identification and/or password without permission.

  4. Use of electronic resources to send obscene, harassing or abusive messages to any person.

  5. Use of University computer programs, computer hardware, and/or its computer networks to download, to copy, to make available for downloading or copying, or to distribute copyrighted materials in violation of federal or state law or University policy.

  6. Use of a University computer or networks during the commission of an unlawful act.