X-15.23 - Policy on Computer Ethics
To ensure that Bowie State University (BSU) computer services are used in a responsible and courteous manner.
II. SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Each user of the Administrative Computer is responsible for using Bowie State University's computer services ethically and courteously.
- Users must only use the computing resources for which they are authorized and only for the purposes specified when their accounts were issued.
- Account users are responsible for all use of their accounts and must keep their passwords confidential to protect themselves, their files, and the University's files. If a user shares his/her password with another person, his/her account access is subject to termination. The Departmental Application User Coordinators authorize access for an individual only, such access cannot be delegated to another individual.
- Using offensive words to name files, in the text of mail messages, or on- screen saver messages is prohibited.
- Users must respect the rights of other A user may not deprive another of access to resources or encroach on another's use of computer facilities. Users should consider the impact of their conduct on other users.
Revision Date: 01/03/2023