Policy Sites and Documents

Policy on the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

IT resources are provided to support the academic, research, instructional, and administrative objectives of the university. This policy sets forth standards for responsible and acceptable use of university information technology (IT) resources. These resources include computer systems, computer labs, applications, networks, software, and files.

The current Policy on the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources can be found at Acceptable Use Policy.

The Student Guidelines For Network Computer Use policy sets forth standards for responsible and acceptable use of university IT resources that are specific to the privilege of connecting devices to the university network.

IT Security Standards

University policy X-1.00(A), "Policy on Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources" specifies that "Those using university IT resources, whether at the university or elsewhere, are responsible for complying with security standards set forth by the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO)." The following are those standards:

Standard for IT Security Roles and Responsibilities

University Policies and Procedures

The Consolidated USM and UMD Policies and Procedures Manual provides the university community with a written record of approved and current administrative, academic, operational, financial, and business policies and procedures.

The University System of Maryland Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures detail additional policies, procedures, guidelines, and rules applicable to the entire University System of Maryland.

Maryland State Government

The State Information Technology Security Policy and Standards