UPPS No. 04.01.07: Appropriate Use of Information Resources

Texas State University - San Marcos

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The following activities exemplify inappropriate use of the university’s information resources. These and similar activities are strictly prohibited for all users:


k. using university information resources in a manner that violates other university policies, such as UPPS No. 04.04.46, Prohibition of Discrimination, and The Texas State University System (TSUS) Sexual Misconduct Policy), or UPPS No. 01.04.07, Civility Policy and Procedures;

l. using university information resources for the transmission of spam mail, chain letters, malicious software (e.g., viruses, worms, or spyware), phishing, or personal advertisements, solicitations, or promotions;


n. using Texas State’s information resources to affect the result of a local, state, or national election or to achieve any other political purpose (consistent with Texas Government Code §556.004); ...