|Users should familiarize themselves with
the computing policies of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
For security purposes please do not use unapproved software,
launch unapproved executables etc. Do not install Internet add-ins
or approve outside applications or downloads even if prompted by
the browser or Internet site.
Do not copy, electronically transfer, replicate, or in any way
remove software from the laboratory or access software from outside
of the laboratory.
The system administrator, on a continuing basis, will evaluate
Internet access from the lab. Be mindful of malicious Internet content
and virus risks when browsing.
Please scan all removable disks for viruses before use.
The use of tobacco products is prohibited in the building.
Food and beverages are prohibited in the laboratory.
For security purposes the use of e-mail on the workstations is
Use of chat rooms, Instant Messenger, ICQ, Microsoft Messenger
Service and other messenger or chat related services are not allowed.
Please restrict any Internet usage to research related information.
The resources of the laboratory are finite and at times will
be in demand. Please restrict your use to ‘appropriate’ activities.
Please clean up your workspace when finished.
The system administrator may suspend any person from using the
facilities provided in the laboratory, if, in his/her opinion, that
person has violated any of the before mentioned guidelines, or:
- Was responsible for the theft of, or willful damage to,
any of the computing facilities, software, hardware, peripherals,
- Was in possession of confidential information obtained improperly;
- Was responsible for the willful destruction of information;
- Was responsible for the deliberate interruption of normal
services provided by the laboratory;
- Removed, copied, disabled or destroyed all or part of any
disk or software or hardware product in the lab;
- Knowingly allowed someone else to remove, copy, disable
or destroy any software or hardware product in the lab;
- Is caught using the lab facilities without appropriate permission.
The system administrator will monitor sessions and workstations
Please report any problems to a laboratory supervisor immediately.