OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

OTS Policies

University Information Technology Policies

OTS Policies

Access to university computing resources carries certain responsibilities for students, faculty and staff. This policy indicates responsibilities, examples of inappropriate behavior, consequences of violations and enforcement of violations.

  • E-mail

    Towson University Email Policy
    The purpose of this policy is to set forth guidelines relating to the permissible use of the university's Electronic Mail System (Email).

    Email Abuse
    Unwanted email that contains harassment, threats, vulgarity and/or pornography is strictly prohibited on any Towson University information system.

    All-Campus Emails
    Wondering about the policy to send out a message to everyone on campus? Learn about it here.

    Towson Tigers Today (T³ or T3) 

    Towson Tigers Today policies, procedures for submitting announcements, a list of authorized editors and sample submissions.

  • Information Security

OTS Certification of Security
This document outlines responsibilities in accessing and using the information systems of the university.

Handling Alleged Student Violations
This document indicates how to report an alleged student violation and the actions that may take place as a result of the violation.

  • Web Hosting
    Who can create web pages at Towson University?  What information can be hosted from the Towson University Web site and computer systems?
  • Telecommunications

General Telecommunications Policy

Read a compilation of telephone policies, procedures and rates.

Mobile Computing Devices Policy
Mobile computing devices may be used on and off campus to access campus resources in the conduct of university business, at university expense, when approval is given.

Cellular Telephone Equipment and Services Policy

A compilation of cellular telephone policies at Towson University.

Cellular Telephone Equipment and Services Procedures

How to request a university cell phone and procedures for business call reimbursements.

 

  • Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Peer-to-peer file sharing applications can be used to share a wide variety of information. The Office of Technology Services is committed to helping the campus community share information safely. For more information, please see the following pages:

Copyright Awareness

Information and guidelines regarding use of Copyrighted content

The Dangers of Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Understanding not only P2P Copyright legal issues but common ways that you may be opening the door to P2P file sharing on your computer or using your NetID.

Policies Regarding Acceptable Use of the ResNet

This Student Computing Services site provides information, guidance and best practices regarding use of copyrighted works while connected to Towson University's network

 




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