ICT Policy Guidelines
One-Time Gadget Registration
To ensure that all equipment entering the campus are properly documented and accounted for.
These guidelines are applicable to electric equipment such as laptop, personal computer, multimedia speaker, liquid display projector and other related equipment being entered in LPU campus.
Computer System Guidelines
- University computer systems and networks are provided to students as part of their academic programs. Students are encouraged to become proficient in the use of computers as a means of enhancing their educational experience. Misuse of computer resources can result in restrictions on or revocation of computer access privileges.
- Computer systems and networks constitute an expensive and valuable resource. The capacity of this resource to fulfill all the legitimate academic and administrative needs of students, faculty and staff is limited.
- Student users have a responsibility to use computer resources in an efficient, ethical, and lawful manner.
- The University has a responsibility and duty to protect its valuable computer resources and to restrict student access to uses that are strictly related to the students’ academic programs as well as reasonable time limits. LPU reserves the right to define what unauthorized student uses are.
- The Director of ICT or his duly authorized representative may monitor student user accounts, files, and /or log-in sessions for appropriate management purposes. Such purposes include, but are limited to performing archival and recovery procedures, evaluating system performance and ensuring system integrity and security.
- Upon identifying a violation of this policy, which constitutes an immediate clear danger to LPU’s computer systems or networks, the ICT Director, or his duly authorized representative may immediately limit or suspend a student’s access to the school’s computer resources with immediate notification of charges and actions to the Dean of Student Affairs or his duly authorized representative. This emergency suspension of computer use will then follow the student judicial procedures as provided in the Student Rights and Responsibilities in the Students Handbook.
- Violations of LP’s computer policy guidelines, which do not constitute an immediate clear danger to the college’s computer systems or networks, will be referred to the regular student disciplinary process.
- The ICT Department, as per approval by the President, reserves the right to immediately disable any account in possession of programs, procedures or other information that presents a security threat to the system, network and/or other users. Examples include, but are not; limited to any program or procedure that is designed to: obtain other users’ passwords; obtain access to restricted programs, systems or data; modify restricted programs, systems or data; obtain system privileges beyond those initially granted to the user account by authorized staff; deceive system management personnel or inhibit system management efforts.
- Use of the system to harass other users, transmit obscene or offensive language, or otherwise threaten system users or resources shall be a cause for immediate disabling of the account. Possession of unauthorized information, such as confidential student, personnel or financial data will also be subjected to immediate disabling of the account.
- When an account is disabled by the ICT, the account will remain disabled until the situation is investigated and appropriately resolved. If the investigation results in charges being filed against the account owner, the account will remain disabled until a final disposition is determined through Student Affairs Office administrative procedures.
- Students are expected to comply with their respective college policies and regulations.
Wifi Policy Guidelines
Lyceum of the Philippines University WIFI Facility provides access to vast information resources of internet for instructional material to which students, faculty, and administrative employees can have access inside the school. Internet provides access to curricular and other educational material, and experience in searching for, finding, evaluating and using information delivered electronically.
- Access to the LPU WIFI facilities must not be to violate the laws and regulations of any state, city, province or local jurisdiction in any material way.
- The LPU has software and appliance in place that can monitor internet usage.
- The LPU will implement the use of the technology protection measure, or filter, to protect against access to visual depictions that are obscene, pornography, and materials that are harmful.
- Each user may not use LPU WIFI facilities to download games or to play games against opponents over the internet.
- Each user must carefully consider what information he or she chooses to enter, write or send in LPU WIFI Network. Viruses and malicious code can be transferred via internet, despite virus protection and other security software.
- Use of LPU WIFI is strictly at the user’s own risk.
- LPU does not endorse, warrant or advocate for any particular software application or internet website.
- LPU does not warrant or guarantee that internet filters will block all content that is illegal, inappropriate or possibly offensive to some customers, further, LPU does not warrant or guarantee that internet filters will allow access to some valuable resources materials that a customer may wish to view.
- LPU is not responsible for the accuracy, authority, timeless or completeness of the information available on the internet. However, ICT can provide assistance in verifying such information.
- LPU takes no responsibility, and does not accept liability for any direct or consequential harm to computer users, personal computer equipment, or other property that may result from LPU WIFI network.
- LPU takes no responsibility, and does not accept liability for any of its customer’s computer activities that violate Federal Law (including copyright infringement), state law, local law. Further, LPU does not accept liability for any occurances that result from calling local law enforcement when it appears that any of these laws or policies are being broken.
Internet Filtering Guidelines
• LPU WIFI Network will be filtered. Filtering device is designed to look for key words or url (uniform resource locator) and block access to internet sites whose content appears to fit into a “blocked” category.
• WIFI internet access is set at the most restrictive level. In order to access unfiltered access, customers may request that a site is blocked in WIFI be reviewed and unblocked.
• Use of LPU internet facilities for illegal activity shall result to suspension of internet connection privileges.
• Violation of any of the LPU internet usage shall be forwarded to the proper authority for further investigation and appropriate sanction based on administrative code / faculty code/student handbook.
Faculty Laptop Maintenance Guidelines
To be able to set guidelines on the level of support to be provided for all faculty-owned laptop unit.
These guidelines shall apply to all faculty-owned laptop that are registered for instructional purposes only. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department shall be responsible for the maintenance covered and set in these guidelines.
Printer Use Guidelines
To be able to facilitate the appropriate and responsible business use of LPU’s printer assets, as well as control of LPU’s printing cost by preventing the waste of paper, toner, ink, and so on.
This Printer Use Guidelines applies to all employees of LPU, as well as any contractual employees in the service of LPU who may be using the University’s networks and equipment.