Student Computing Privileges and Acceptable Use
All student users of the University of Baguio computing resources must abide this following policies and follow the guidelines stated. Access to UB computing resources will be denied to students that do not have this form signed and on file. Students that violate these policies will be reported to the Principal / Dean of their respective colleges and their computing privileges will be suspended or revoked, depending on the severity of the violation. All illegal activities will be reported to the Student Affairs for proper implementation of the law.
Computer use by students is a privilege, not a right.
Telecommunication Plan and Electronic Communication Use Policy :.
Network facilities, such Intranet and the Internet are to be used for providing expanded learning opportunities for students and educators. The UB-provided access must be used in a responsible, efficient, ethical and legal manner. Failure to adhere to this policy and guidelines may result in suspension or revocation of the user’s network access and other disciplinary action as found in the Student Manual.
Internet usage and other online activity by students shall be pursuant to staff authorization only and must be in pursuit of a legitimate pedagogical goal.
Recreational use of the Internet and World Wide Web is prohibited. Internet or other online usage by minors shall be monitored by school staff. Staff shall take reasonable efforts to ensure that minors are not exposed to inappropriate or harmful matter on the Internet and World Wide Web.
To ensure the safety and security of minor students, the following computer and Internet usage by minors is strictly prohibited, unless otherwise authorized by law:
Safety Guidelines for Students :.
Student users are expected to protect themselves by following these guidelines:
a. Do not reveal any personal information of yours or that of any other person (name, address, phone number)
b. Never share your password with anyone.
c. Student users shall not agree to meet or meet with someone they have met online without parental approval.
d. Student users shall promptly disclose to their teacher or another school employee any message the user receives that is inappropriate or makes the user feel uncomfortable.
e. Student users shall receive or transmit communications using only UB
Loss Prevention, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery :.
When threatened by a natural disaster, MIS will follow the guidelines stated in the school Emergency Policy. In addition, MIS will take routine measures to protect and restore critical systems (student, staff and financial databases) by performing daily, weekly and monthly backups and storing backups in 2 separate and secure locations. In the event of immediate threat from other severe weather, the MIS Department will do the following:
Each department /college or office should take the following steps to protect data and equipment:
1. Users should make regular backups of important documents to removable media and store it in a safe off site location.
2. Backups should be performed on servers and stored in a secure location.
3. Computers should be turned off and unplugged.
4. All servers should be shut down and battery backups (UPS) should be turned off.
5. Network closets and battery backups (UPS) should be turned off.
6. Computers should be moved away from windows, off the floor and covered with plastic if possible.