Computer Usage Policy
Thomas University's Internet access offers vast, diverse, and unique resources to our users. Our goal in providing this service to users is to promote educational excellence at Thomas University by facilitating resource sharing, innovation, and communication. Users have access to electronic mail communication, information and news from the World Wide Web, public domain and shareware of all types, and discussion groups on an ever-increasing range of topics. Internet usage policy is outlined below.
The purpose of Thomas University network access to the Internet is to support education by providing access to unique resources and the opportunity for collaborative work. Use of the access must be for academic activities consistent with the educational objectives of Thomas University. Use of another organization’s network or computing resources must comply with the rules appropriate for that network. Transmission of any material in violation of any U.S. or state regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trade secrets. Use for commercial activities is not acceptable. Use for product advertisement, political lobbying, or religious materials is also prohibited.
The use of the Internet is a privilege. Inappropriate use will result in a cancellation of those privileges