Passwords - What You Need to Know

Engineering account passwords must include 2 numbers and 2 letters and expire every 365 days.

Academic Software Funding & Acquisition Guidelines

Guidelines for new academic software acquisitions and allocation of existing software resources.

Acceptable Use Policies for Information Technology Resources

Provides guidelines for a fair and equitable distribution of computing resources for users of the engineering network as administered by Engineering Computer Services (ECS) for the College of Engineering.

Backup and Recovery Policy

File backup and recovery services are provided for 1) the files servers run by ECS, 2) home directory and share directory files for any user account, and 3) local hard drives of ECS-administered computers, as described below.

Computer Account Disabling Policy

When ECS is notified of the following sorts of violations, the computer account may be disabled.

Computer Allocation Policy

This policy supports the adoption of new technologies that empower faculty and staff by providing and regularly replacing desktop computers for eligible faculty and staff.

Computing Safely

Measures to improve the safety and availability of the computing environment.

Desktop Computer Support Policy

College of Engineering desktop computer support options available from Engineering Computers Services (ECS). The College’s technology goal is to provide an environment that serves our educational mission and supports the day-to-day administrative work of the College.

Email Policies

These policies apply only to email accounts managed by the college. No engineering email accounts have been created since 5/2010.

Engineering Computer Account Policies

All College of Engineering students, staff, and faculty are eligible for an Engineering computer account.

1245 SC Equipment and Use

The 1245 SC classroom has 46 Windows computers.

Network, Security, and Cabling Policies

Stability, reliability, and security of information technology in the College guide the implementation of these network, security, and cabling policies.

Linux Temporary Storage Policy (/var/tmp)

Temporary local disk storage, /var/tmp, on Linux workstations.

Personally Owned Computer Support Policy

This policy describes the support Engineering Computer Services (ECS) will provide for computing hardware, including mobile devices, used for work or academic purposes that are personally owned by faculty, staff, or students.

Printer Support Policy

This document describes the printer support provided by ECS for the College of Engineering.

Software Installation Policy

This policy describes guidelines and limitations for software installation.

Windows Patching Policy

Microsoft Windows is patched at least monthly. Learn about the ECS patching schedule.

Disaster Recovery Policy

This contingency and disaster recovery plan describes the College of Engineering Computer Services (ECS) computer environment that has been designed to prevent incidents and anticipate easy recovery from a disaster destroying all or part of the facilities.

3231 Classroom Equipment and Use

The 3231 Classroom is equipped with 25 Windows computers.

IT Usage Guidelines and Good Practices

These guidelines describe specific practices expected at all times in private offices or public labs or spaces. Engineering Computer Services (ECS) may take action when these guidelines are violated.