Standards & Policies

Account Management for Faculty, Staff, and Students
ITS is responsible for managing employee and student access to applications, servers, network, and telecommunication resources to include but not limited to E-mail, Voicemail, Banner, and public storage on Louise.

Administrative Data Security Policy
The Administrative Data Security Policy governs the handling, dissemination, and protection of Davidson College's administrative data. This document is intended for use by all individuals, staff, faculty, or employed students, given access to Davidson College's administrative data.

Language Resource Center Policies for Faculty
This computing facility primarily serves the foreign language students and faculty at the college. When not in use for foreign language classes or other foreign language work, it may also be used for general purpose computing.

Language Resource Center Policies for Students
This computing facility primarily serves the foreign language students and faculty at the college. When not in use for foreign language classes or other foreign language work, it may also be used for general purpose computing.

Guest Access to Internet
Davidson College provides unencrypted wireless access to the Internet for use by visitors and guests of the college and participants in non-academic college events and programs. Use of this network is provided "as is."

Hardware Standards for Davidson College
Hardware standards are set for the benefit of the college community. For standard systems (hardware and software), ITS guarantees compatibility of software applications, operating systems, and network connectivity.

Software Standards
ITS develops and publishes software standards for the campus community. When a software standard exists for an application, it should be used on college computers.

Acceptable Use Agreement - Network
Permission is granted to me by Davidson College for academic and administrative non-commercial use of the Davidson campus network according to the terms of this agreement. It is the responsibility of each user to comply with Davidson College regulations and all federal state and local laws.

EDUCOM Code
Members of the college community should inform themselves and abide by provisions defined in the EDUCOM code.

LAN Technology Policies and Procedures
ITS endeavors to allow the smooth, uninterrupted operation of academic and administrative computer software, which supports the central mission of the college.

Purchasing Policy
The computer and printer replacement program is a collaborative process between ITS and individuals or designated department representatives on campus.

Support for Desktop Computing
This policy applies to single-user desktop computing systems. Please see the separate policy regarding LANs for information on support for non-ITS host systems, servers, local networks, etc.