Policies and Standards

Articles (15)

Acceptable Use Policy

This policy stipulates constraints and practices that a user must agree to for access to the computing and network facilities of the University, and outlines user responsibilities, prohibited uses, and consequences of violation.

Administrative Privileges

This policy outlines access to administrative permissions/privileges for University-owned computers.

Classroom Technology Policy

This document describes the policy regarding classroom technology requests.

Copyright Policy

This document describes the Saint Peter’s University's policy to comply with United States law relating to copyright and to respect the property rights of authors and their assignees.

Data Classification and Usage Policy

Information technology and data constitute valuable Saint Peter’s University assets. In order to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of Saint Peter’s University data from unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, transmission or destruction, as well as to comply with applicable state and federal laws and regulations, all Saint Peter’s University data are now classified within security levels, with regulations on the usage of data at different levels.

EPEAT Technology Purchasing Guidelines

This document covers our guidelines to assure that sustainability measures are taken into consideration as they apply to technology hardware purchases at Saint Peter's University

Information Security Awareness Training for Employees

This article describes the University's policy which requires employees to attend and pass information security awareness training.

Instructional Designer - Elevated LMS Access

This policy covers the limited circumstances in which elevated LMS access will be granted to employees who are not IT administrators and the limitations imposed on the use of such access

IT Project Request Process Policy

This article contains the University's IT Project Request Policy which helps explain the criteria for distinguishing IT project requests from other types of IT requests and the acceptable process to engage with the Division of IT on any University projects with a technology component.

Modifications to Colleague rules

Rules are a component of the Colleague ERP application which are used to apply the appropriate business logic to many Colleague processes including registration, financial aid and billing.  This policy outlines how and by whom modifications to rules in the Colleague production environment will be handled.

Server and workstation software update policy

This policy covers how and when Microsoft software updates will be applied to University provided servers and endpoint devices

Student Email for Life Opt-out Policy

The purpose of this policy is described the circumstances under which a student is allowed to opt out of  “email for life”

Technology Acquisition Policy

The purpose of this policy is to establish standards, guidelines, and procedures for the purchase and/or lease of all information technology hardware, software, and computer-related components, as well as the contracting of all technical services. This policy will ensure that all Saint Peter’s University purchases and leases align with strategic priorities; existing technical infrastructure, assets, and standards; information security guidelines; legal and regulatory compliance; and optimal use

Technology Service Selection Requirements

This policy details the technical considerations that are used to assess the compatibility of prospective services with existing University systems, processes, and IT strategy to aid departments in the assessment and selection process.

Verification of Student Identity in Distance Education

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that Saint Peter's University operates in compliance with the provisions of the United States Federal Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and other applicable regulations concerning the verification of student identity in distance learning.