• Intentional use of computer telecommunication facilities in ways that unnecessarily impede the computing activities of others (such as randomly initiating interactive electronic communications or e-mail exchanges, or overuse of interactive network utilities). • Use of computing facilities for private business purposes unrelated to the purposes or to the mission of the college or college life.
Smoking Policy The University prohibits smoking in all National University facilities, vehicles, and outside stairways. In addition, the University prohibits the sale of all tobacco products and tobacco advertising at University facilities and in University publications. Individuals who smoke outside a University facility should smoke a minimum of 25 feet away from the building and must properly dispose of smoking materials in appropriate designated receptacles. Animals on Campus Animals, other than trained service animals for persons with disabilities, are not permitted on University property or in a University facility. Violations may result in disciplinary action. Questions regarding the appropriateness of bringing an animal into a classroom or on University property should be directed to National University’s Student Accessibility Services. Library Borrowing Privileges and Fines All current National University students, faculty, and staff are eligible to borrow Library materials. A maximum of 15 books may be checked out at one time. The loan period is four weeks. Periodicals, microforms, reference books, reserve materials, and Special Collection items do not circulate. Materials overdue for one month are considered lost. For lost items, a Library Hold will be placed on the student record, and students are responsible for $30 replacement cost plus the $10 maximum late fee until the items are returned. Once the material is returned, the replacement cost and late fee and late fine will be waived. For more information, see the Research Guide: Circulation (http:// Computer labs are available at many University locations for use by students, faculty, and staff. Lab assistants or other authorized staff are available at each location to ensure availability and operability of computing resources and that the resources are used appropriately. By using any National University Computer Lab, students agree to comply with the computer and Internet access policy, and additionally agree to follow the following: 1. Students must sign in to use the computer lab facilities. They may be asked to show University identification. 2. Students may not install software on University computers. Software copyrights are strictly enforced. The Computer Software and Email Policy provides complete details. 3. Students may not bring food or drink into the computer labs. 4. Computing resources in the lab are for University-related purposes only. 5. Students should minimize their use of lab printers. Printing is restricted to 25 pages at a time. Students must use copy machines when multiple copies of documents are required. The lab assistant has the right and responsibility to limit computer printing based on local requirements and his/her judgment. 6. The computers are equipped with headphones for student’s use for multi- media content. Students are asked to adjust the volume on the headsets to a level that will not disturb others. The lab assistant or other authorized staff member has the right to ask students to leave for non-compliance with any University policy. Technical questions, equipment failure or malfunction, and disputes should be reported to the Help Desk line at 858.309.3580 for resolution. Lab hours are posted at each facility and are subject to change to support class scheduling requirements and holidays. It is the lab user’s responsibility to become familiar with the schedule. The computer labs close promptly at the scheduled closing times. Ethical Usage Computing resources must be used in accordance with the high ethical standards of the University community and local, state, and federal laws. Examples of unethical and possible illegal use follow: • Violations of computing system security. • Unauthorized use of computer accounts, access codes, or computer identification accounts assigned to others. nu.libguides.com/circulation). Computer Lab Regulations
• Academic dishonesty (plagiarism, cheating). • Violation of software license agreements. • Violation of network usage policies and regulations. • Violation of another user’s privacy.
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