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Appropriate Use of IT Resources

Access to computer systems and networks owned or operated by Seton Hall University is granted to Seton Hall students, faculty, staff, and alumni to promote legitimate educational, research and administrative efforts in keeping with the role of Seton Hall University as an educational institution. This access imposes certain responsibilities and obligations and is granted subject to University policies and local, state, and federal laws.

Appropriate use is always ethical, reflects academic honesty, and shows constraint in the consumption of shared resources. Users are expected to demonstrate respect for the following:

  • intellectual property
  • ownership of data
  • system security mechanisms
  • individuals' rights to privacy
  • individuals' freedom from intimidation, harassment and unwarranted annoyance

Seton Hall University has set forth the following policies regarding the appropriate use of the University network and computer systems.  All Seton Hall account users are expected to abide by these policies.

Violation of these policies may result in the revoking of the user account and possible University sanctions.