Acceptable Use Policy
Salem State University's computing and electronic communication resources are the property of the university and shall be used for legitimate and approved contract purposes. Protecting and preserving the university's computing and electronic communication resources is a cooperative effort that requires each member of the university community to act responsibly and guard against abuses.
This policy applies to all users of university computing resources, whether affiliated with the university or not, and to all use of those resources, whether on campus or from remote locations. The university provides authorization to use university computing resources with the creation of a user ID and password, and the acceptance of this Acceptable Use Policy. University partners and contractors are expected to inform their own staff of the university Acceptable Use Policy.
Acceptable use includes, but is not limited to, respecting the rights of other users, intellectual property rights, truth in communication, ownership of data, system security and integrity, sustaining the integrity of systems and related physical resources, and complying with all relevant policies, laws, regulations, and contractual obligations.