2017-2018 Student Handbook

Page 16 of 107 Updated 1.25.17 All Dining locations close for fall break, Good Friday, Thanksgiving break, Christmas break, and spring break. The Moody Dining Center will be closed from spring graduation through the first week of June including all of May term. Financial Responsibility The university disclaims any responsibility for debts incurred by any student organization, student, employee, or faculty member unless advance authorization is made for the purchase. The failure to pay legitimate bills to local commercial establishments or to the university itself impairs the credit of all university students. Students should always be prompt in the payment of financial obligations. HSU Bookstore All textbooks and supplies for class work at the university may be purchased at Follet’s HSU bookstore located in the south end of Moody Center. Textbooks can be purchased or reserved for picku p online . Merchandise is also available online. The bookstore carries a large variety of clothing, residence hall supplies, computer software, and Hallmark products. Special orders are always welcome in the general, medical, and software departments. Watch for many promotions throughout the school year. The bookstore accepts cash, checks, and all major credit cards for payment. The HSU Student ID Card may be used to charge to student’s accounts textbooks and study aids, or any itemmay be purchased with Cowboy Cash. Call 325-670-1323 or email the HSU Bookstore a t hsutx@bkstr.com with any questions. Internet Access A. Student Access to Network Resources All current HSU students enjoy access to the network resources provided by Technology Services. These resources include access to PCs in labs, HSU Central, Canvas, and email. Student access to HSU Central is created upon acceptance to HSU. If the student is pre-registered for classes, then all other network services are activated one week prior to their start term. Otherwise, access to all services is granted when the student enrolls during the regular registration period. After the 8th class day of the first long semester (fall/spring) with non-enrollment, the student will only be able to access HSU Central and email while all other access will be revoked. Next, after the 8th class day of the second long semester with non-enrollment, the student’s account will be disabled. Two weeks following this time, the student’s account will be deleted from the system. B. Internet Code of Ethics All users with internet access through Hardin-Simmons University must agree to observe and follow the policies listed below. Failure to follow these policies could result in the loss of access privileges with no refund. These guidelines and policies do not cover all possible situations or problems. They have been developed in an attempt to prevent problems. To avoid any interruption of service, and for the protection of the student and HSU, any concerns regarding questionable situations that are not covered by these guidelines and policies should be addressed before acting.