Hampton University provides and maintains technologies to advance teaching, learning, research, and administrative activities in support of the University’s mission. The University views access to all of its technology resources as a privilege that is granted to members of the University community so long as it is used responsibly. Hampton University reserves the right to monitor and investigate violations or suspected violations of policy and security.
Students utilizing technology resources shall be held to the standards of conduct set forth elsewhere in the Student Handbook. All University rules, particularly those pertaining to the Code of Conduct and the consequences of acts of dishonesty, harassment, plagiarism, piracy and illegal or inappropriate use of software are applicable to the use of computers, cell phones, personal data assistants (PDAs), and other technologies.
Users can have a reasonable expectation of privacy, except those times when the system administration needs to investigate Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for purposes related to operations and compliance with University Policy and federal and state laws. The Vice President of Student Affairs will process violations of University Policy by students. The Director of Human Resources and the Provost will process violation of University Policy by faculty and/or staff. Infringements made known to the Assistant Provost for Technology by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Business Software Alliance, MGM and NBC Universal Properties and the like will be processed by the Assistant Provost for Technology with written notification to the Vice President of Student Affairs or Director of Human Resources and/or Provost where applicable.
Users found in violation of this policy may direct appeals to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Human Resources and/or the Provost within three business days. A written response will be provided within ten business days.
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