Technology Use Policy


At Brescia University, 机构技术包括计算机实验室, 计算机及相关设备, software access, network bandwidth, phone system, access card system, multimedia systems, copiers, security and fire systems, university-owned cell phones.


Brescia University’s institutional technology is primarily provided to enhance learning, 丰富教育机会, 提高大学的运作效率. Personal use of institutional technology within the parameters of the Brescia Technology Use Policy can enrich the campus and is permitted. Any use which is incompatible with purposes of institutional technology or the mission of Brescia University is prohibited.


所有的使用都将按照联邦规定进行, state, and local law, 以及基本的道德原则. In particular:

  • No material may be installed, downloaded, or transmitted in violation of copyright law or intellectual property rights.
  • Use of technology to compose or transmit anything that could be considered discriminatory, offensive, obscene, threatening, harassing, intimidating, demeaning, 诽谤或破坏任何员工或其他人
  • Use of technology as a forum for broadcasting grievances is prohibited. All grievances must be handled in accordance with the provisions of the respective handbooks (i.e.., Faculty, Staff, Student).
  • 使用技术来有意地接收, view, transmit, 禁止打印或复制色情信息或图像. Materials are deemed pornographic at the sole discretion and judgment of the University.
  • Deliberate vandalism to equipment or systems including creating or intentionally propagating viruses, malware, etc., 偷窃、破坏他人工作成果的, 禁用或绕过安全系统, hacking into private files, or re-configuring systems without permission from the Director of IT is prohibited.
  • 布雷西亚技术的非商业用途, 未经内阁适当许可, is prohibited.


所有技术使用者都应该对其他使用者有礼貌. 资源包括实验室访问, 计算机及相关设备, software access, and network bandwidth are to be equitably shared with recognition of higher priority needs. 由IT部门决定, 过度使用这类技术资源, may be limited or prohibited.


  • Brescia equipment and systems are to be reasonably cared for by all users. In particular, all equipment connecting to the Brescia network is required to have active, 最新的病毒和间谍软件保护. Users must inform and obtain approval from the Brescia IT Department before making significant changes to equipment (e.g., location, installation or removal of licensed software or hardware).
  • 所有用户必须保证个人信息的安全. 这包括但不限于选择声音密码, regularly changing passwords, 维护密码安全, 确保个人和大学资料的安全. Users of
    University technology are specifically prohibited both from allowing anyone else independently to use a computer or device currently authenticated with their own user account and from allowing anyone to use their login and/or password, 除获授权的资讯科技署职员外. “Independent use” is any use in which account/password holder cannot directly monitor and/or view at all times the current additional screen(s) logged onto their individual account/password. [修订,机构计算委员会,03-21,2017]
  • All users should maintain reasonable backups of important electronic files. Further, they should respect limits on storage capacity of all systems and comply with directives from the IT director to delete unnecessary files. Materials which
    jeopardize the functionality of the Brescia network may be deleted by the IT staff, though reasonable effort to notify the owner will be made beforehand.
  • Each user is personally responsible for the content of his or her email and for the content of files on his or her computer or storage media to which he or she has access. Attempts to disguise or misrepresent the origin of information are
    prohibited. Users must recognize that even private electronic communications are not necessarily secure, and that publicly posted information may be impossible to completely rescind.
  • 用户不应浪费资源.g. by excessive printing.


As open intellectual inquiry and freedom of thought are essential characteristics of meaningful education, Brescia does not censor content of legal communication and encourages openness. 作为学习社区的一部分, individuals are expected to show commitment to such values as human dignity, professionalism, respect, and truth. 布雷西亚电子邮件分发列表(e.g. 所有用户、教员集会等.) are provided as a service to the community and do carry additional restrictions.

  • Distribution lists are to be used only for official Brescia business or announcements of clear relevance to the Brescia community.
  • Distribution lists are not to be circulated outside the Brescia community
  • Announcements should use the smallest list suitable for the announcement’s purpose.


布雷西亚IT部门尊重用户隐私. Files, including e-mails, stored on Brescia equipment are the property of  Brescia and may be accessed in the following cases:

  • 要根据用户的请求检索文件或处理文件,
  • To diagnose problems with, or maintain the functionality of Brescia equipment,
  • 遵守法律规定(例如.g. subpoena),
  • 处理布雷西亚的重要事务,或者
  • To investigate evidence of suspected violation of the Brescia Technology Use Policy.

In cases C, D and E above, the IT Director will first obtain written permission from the President or the Vice President of Business and Finance or the Vice President of Academic Affairs.用于技术规划和维护, it is occasionally necessary to collect technology use statistics. In general, such data will be studied only in the aggregate without identifying specific users associated with given activity. 当发现违反布雷西亚技术使用政策的行为时, Brescia reserves the right to track and identify the individuals responsible.


Violators of the Brescia Technology Use Policy are subject to the provisions of their respective handbooks (i.e., Faculty, Staff, or Student). If circumstances allow, users violating these policies may receive a notification from IT prior to sanctions. 制裁还可包括以下内容:

  • A verbal or written warning
  • Restriction of technology privileges and/or suspension or denial of Brescia technology use
  • Notification to supervisor or other agent for disciplinary action
  • Any combination of the above.

Any person receiving sanctions under the Brescia Technology Use Policy is entitled to review/grievance procedures as delineated in other, 适当的布雷西亚文件,如教员, staff, and student handbooks.