By using the network, you are agreeing to abide by all policies outlined by WWU and ResTek.
WWU Computing Policies:
Residential network misuse
Examples of misuse include, but are not limited to:
- Using an unauthorized IP address
- Statically defining your IP address without permission
- Sending unsolicited mass mailings (chain mail, solicitations, etc.)
- Violating terms of applicable software licensing agreements or copyright laws. This includes providing for distribution of, or using network resources to obtain copyrighted MP3 files, movies, etc.
- Deliberately wasting computing resources or excessive bandwidth use.
- Using a computer account that you are not authorized to use.
- Using the campus network to gain unauthorized access to any computer system.
- Knowingly performing an act which will interfere with the normal operation of computers, terminals, peripherals, or networks.
- Attempting to circumvent data protection schemes or uncover security loopholes.
- Using electronic mail to harass others.
- Masking the identity of an account or machine.
- Posting on electronic bulletin boards materials that violate existing laws or the University’s codes of conduct.
- Attempting to monitor or tamper with another user’s electronic communications, or reading, copying, changing, or deleting another user’s files or software without the explicit agreement of the owner.
- Using the network for commercial purposes or charging for any service provided across the network.
- Using another’s computer account, identity, or IP.
Violations of policies may fall under the jurisdiction of Residence Life, Academic Technology & User Service (ATUS) or the University Judicial officer.
This information is also available in the Residential Community Handbook.