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or databases, have changed any information in any database or format for which you are not authorized (keep any
written authorizations for your protection).
Automatic and immediate suspension of your access will occur if it is determined that you (or anyone using your
access) have attempted or succeeded in creating, participating, or intentionally promulgating any virus or other
destructive or interfering programs, files or commands. It is the responsibility of students to protect their personal
computers from viruses. If we detect that a virus is spreading from individual students’ IP addresses, we have the
right to cut off access.
Use of access for any illegal activity may result in loss of access and in criminal prosecution.
Do not copy other authors’ work, files, or programs without written consent unless public copying rights are
indicated. You must maintain written consent for your protection. Burden of proof of permission to copy rests with
the person copying.
Types Of Unacceptable Uses & Messages Include:
Messages that delay or interfere with other’s work, education, or way of life.
Messages or efforts designed to market or sell products, services, etc. (no advertising).
Purchases made over the Internet for which HSU could be held responsible.
Messages which intentionally create high levels of network activity.
Inflammatory or harassing messages.
Downloading large files that require more than a few minutes of online time.
Messages directed to excessively long listservs that consume a high level of online time.
If you feel someone is abusing HSU Internet services, please contact the Help Desk Office at 325.670.1288.
Use of the Internet for research may need prior approval. Students should receive approval from their professors
in advance. Faculty should be aware of professional ethics and behavior related to research, especially if using
human subjects. Studies using human subjects may need prior review by the Institutional Review Board.
Revocation of Access
If your access is suspended, you may appeal if you think your access has been unjustly terminated. The first line of
appeal is to the associate vice president for Technology Services. If the Office of Student Development takes other
disciplinary measures, appeal of those decisions must be made via the published process in the student handbook.
In any event, no refunds will be offered or given for loss of access. Be sure to protect your access and your
Student Safety Services
Visiting at windows after dark is not permitted. It will be assumed that anyone at a window after dark is involved in