UPPS No. 04.01.07: Appropriate Use of Information Resources

Category: Internet Usage Policies School: Texas State University – San Marcos Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 26, 2017

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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 racial, ethnic, religious, sexual, or other forms of harassment. See also UPPS No. 04.04.46, Prohibition of Discrimination or Harassment, and The Texas State University System (TSUS) Sexual Misconduct Policy

l.    Using university information resources for the transmission of spam mail, chain letters, malicious software (e.g., viruses, worms, or spyware), 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).

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