Policy No. 441: Appropriate Use of Computing Facilities

Utah Valley University

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Illegal activities: Pertinent laws include, but are not limited to:


Harassment: A course of conduct directed at a specific person that causes emotional distress in such person.


Disorderly conduct: Utah law (76-9-102) prohibits a person from knowingly creating a hazardous or physically offensive condition by an act which serves no legitimate purpose. Intending to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk. Making unreasonable noises in a public place. Engaging in abusive or obscene language or making obscene gestures in a public place.


Public displays: Utah law (76-10-1228) prohibits public display (at any establishment frequented by minors, or where the minors are invited as a part of the general public, i.e. UVU), any motion picture, or any still picture that consists of nude or partially denuded figures posed or presented in a manner to provoke or arouse lust or passion.