Computer Laboratory Policies
- Adhere to the seat plan given to you by your instructor/teacher.
- Secure your valuables (i.e. cell phone, wallet, and other electronic device).
> Reasonably sized back packs or bags may be allowed inside the laboratory for this purpose.
> The MIS Department, which embodies its scholars or student assistants (SA), will not be held liable for any loss or damage of any personal property of laboratory users.
- Respect the laboratory environment and other users by:
> Observing silence;
> Putting your cellular phones in silent mode; and
> Avoiding unnecessary conversations with your neighbors.
- Report all hardware and software problems to the SA on duty or call the laboratory custodian @ local 229.
- Change your passwords regularly.
- Help keep the laboratory clean at all times.
- Observe proper seating posture. Feet should always be on the ground and not on the CPU support/enclosure.
- Ask permission from the staff on duty if you need to work overtime which may be granted on a case-to-case basis.
- Conclude your work at least five minutes before closing time to give the SA enough time for shut down procedures.
PRIORITY USES of the laboratory in this order:
- Regular class meetings
- Academic works such as assignments, projects and internet research
- Recreation and personal email
- Play games inside the laboratory. These include but not limited to computer-related games, card games, virtual games, and other games that may disturb the operation of the laboratory.
- Download or browse any pornographic, illegal, or obscene materials.
- Install any software in the computers.
- Modify any computer settings (such as desktop and screensaver).
- Give or share user account and password.
- Use radios, cassette players, CD players or any similar equipment.
- Chew gum, eat, drink, smoke and do any form of vandalism inside the laboratory.
- Loiter in the laboratory.
- Change the configuration of any laboratory facility without proper authorization from the Computer
> Equipment and cables are to be moved by authorized personnel only.
> Laboratory users are not allowed to attach personal hardware or software to the computer laboratory network without permission from the Computer Technician Center.
- Conduct any activity which disturbs the laboratory environment. Anyone causing a continual disturbance will be asked to leave the laboratory. For serious offenses, the SA may call the Security Office for assistance. These include but are not limited to the following:
> Persons exhibiting hostile or threatening behavior such as yelling, swearing, or disregarding requests made by laboratory personnel; and
> Acts or gestures which tend to offend people inside the laboratory, including public display of physical intimacy.
Note: For classes held in the laboratory, the faculty is responsible for the behavior of his/her class.