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History [top]

  • Policy Number: IT.03.001
  • Version: Interim
  • Drafted By: CSU
  • Approved By: Richard R. Rush
  • Approval Date: 6/1/09
  • Effective Date: 6/1/09
  • Supersedes: N/A


Purpose [top]

The CSU draft policy of October 27, 2008 serves as California State University Channel Islands' interim policy pending passage of a final CSU policy and further review by the CSUCI campus.

Background [top]

The California State University (the CSU or the University) must ensure that use of the CSU and campus information systems, data, and network resources are consistent with established policies and applicable laws. This policy is intended to promote and encourage responsible use and is not intended to prevent, prohibit, or inhibit the sanctioned use of campus resources as required to meet the University’s core mission and campus academic and administrative purposes. The University guidelines stated within this policy provide some specifics. However, they should not be taken to supersede or conflict with federal or California law, applicable regulations, other CSU and campus policies, or the laws of other states where material is accessed electronically via campus resources by users within those jurisdictions or material originating within those jurisdictions is accessed via campus resources.

Policy [top]

Accountability [top]

The campus Chief Information Officers (CIO) is responsible for ensuing that a Responsible Use Policy is in place and enforced.

Applicability [top]

This policy applies to all users (e.g., executives, managers, faculty, staff, students, guests, business partners, and others) of CSU data, computer networks, equipment, or computing resources. It is the collective responsibility of all users to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets owned, leased, or entrusted to the CSU and to use CSU assets in an effective, efficient, ethical, and legal manner.

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