Acceptable Use of Information Systems at Leech Lake Tribal College
Access to computer systems and networks owned or operated by Leech Lake Tribal College imposes certain responsibilities and obligations and is granted subject to college policies, and local, state, and federal laws. Acceptable use is always ethical, reflects academic honesty, and shows restraint in the consumption of shared resources. It demonstrates respect for intellectual property, ownership of data, system security mechanisms, individuals’ right to privacy and to freedom from intimidation and harassment. Connection of privately owned computer equipment to college information technology services is permitted as long as college guidelines and regulations are followed.
IT Guidelines and Unacceptable/Irresponsible Use
In circumstances of alleged or suspected abuse or misuse, an investigation will be initiated. The IT Director retains the right to revoke access, examine directories, files, or other electronic records that are relevant to the investigation. Hardware may be seized temporarily for the purposes of investigation, if necessary. Investigation and resolution, including possible disciplinary action will be governed by college policies and the student code of conduct. Disciplinary action may include suspension or expulsion.