Redlands Home Page

  

Redlands Security: 405.422.6200

Statement of Policy
Redlands Community College has made significant investments in computer and communications technology to promote and support the exchange of information in furtherance of the mission and goals of the College. Use of these resources must be consistent with the mission, goals, and policies of the College and must be in compliance with applicable law.

Applicability of Policy
This policy applies to all use of the College computer network, equipment, and software (collectively, the “Redlands Enterprise Network”, or REN) for any purpose.

Authorized Users
The authorized users of the REN are those persons who are members of the College community or who have specific authorization to use the REN. For purposes of this policy, the students, employees and staff of Redlands Community College are considered to be the members of the college community.

Disclaimer of Liability
Redlands Community College is not responsible for, and shall not be held liable for, the actions of users of the REN, or for damages caused or suffered by such users. Further, Redlands Community College is not responsible for, and shall not be held liable for, any loss of data, for delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries, or for service interruptions. Redlands Community College is not responsible for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through use of the REN.

Suspension and Revocation of Privileges
Access to and use of the REN is a privilege. Inappropriate or unauthorized use will be grounds for suspension or revocation of network access and use privileges. Any use or attempted use of the REN which is in violation of any applicable College policies or procedures will be grounds for suspension or revocation of network access and use privileges.

Standards and Conditions of Use
Use of the REN must be in compliance with all applicable College policies and procedures. The standards and conditions of use are specified in the Procedures section of the Policies and Procedures Manual.

 

Network Acceptable Use Procedures

  • Suspension and Revocation of Privileges:
    An authorized user's privilege of accessing and using the REN (as defined in Procedure 507.8:1) may be suspended or revoked by the College President or his or her designee.
  • Grounds for Suspension or Revocation of Privileges:
    • A. Inappropriate or unauthorized use or attempted use of the Network;
    • B. Use or attempted use which is in violation of any applicable College policy or procedure, including the Standards and Conditions of Use in Procedure 507.8:2.
    • C. Loss of status as an authorized user (as defined in Policy 507.3) for any reason.
  • Procedure:
    Any time that the President of Redlands Community College has reason to believe that grounds for suspension or revocation of a user's privileges exist, the President may suspend the user's privileges, without prior notice. Any such suspension will be followed by notice of the suspension to the user and by a determination of whether the user's privileges should be revoked. If access and use privileges are revoked, the affected user will be notified. If reinstatement of privileges is possible, the affected user will be notified of the conditions and requirements for reinstatement.
  • Standards and Conditions of Use:
    The following standards and conditions of use are applicable to all users of the REN, as defined in the Acceptable Use of Redlands Enterprise Network Policy 507.
    • The REN shall not be used in violation of any College policy or procedure, any city, state or federal law, or any contractual obligation of the College.
    • Use of the REN must be in compliance with the standards of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education OneNet Network. https://www.onenet.net/
    • Use of the REN to disrupt the function of the REN or other network(s) is prohibited. Distribution of viruses or other programs that would disrupt, damage, or destroy computer software, data and/or equipment is prohibited.
    • Use of the REN for commercial purposes is prohibited. Solicitations that are not related to the College mission and goals are not allowed.
    • Software shall not be installed on, copied or downloaded from the REN without the express written consent of the Chief Technology Officer.
    • Hardware shall not be connected to the REN without the express written consent of the Chief Technology Officer.
    • Attempting to obtain or obtaining unauthorized access to another user's computer or data through use of the REN is prohibited.
    • Users shall comply with all applicable copyright laws.
    • Personal files and data shall not be saved or stored on the Network.
    • Users shall not allow the display on REN computer screens of images, sounds, or messages that could create an atmosphere of discomfort, harassment or intolerance to others in the vicinity.
    • Users shall not use the REN to engage in any conduct that is calculated to harass or to cause embarrassment, shame, or intimidation.
    • Users shall not misuse or damage any component of the REN or take action calculated to cause any such damage.
    • Unauthorized use or attempted unauthorized use of the REN is considered misuse of the REN and is grounds for suspension and/or revocation of a user's access and use privileges.
    • Academic and research activities shall be given priority in the event of a conflict over use of the College computer lab resources. The priorities for use of the College computer lab resources are:
      • First: Redlands Community College students, organizations and groups that have reserved exclusive use of the lab;
      • Second: Redlands Community College students who are enrolled in classes that require the use of specific programs that are on the computers in the College computer lab (e.g., CAI, Basic College Reading/Writing);
      • Third: Redlands Community College students and faculty who wish to access data processing, indexing, or textual information from the REN or the Internet;
      • Fourth: Persons who are not students or staff of Redlands Community College but have reserved use of the computer lab to access data processing, indexing, or textual information from the REN or the Internet.
    • Users shall not rely upon Redlands Community College staff who monitor or supervise the computer lab to provide training in computer or Internet usage.
    • The following fees will be charged for material that is printed on the College's computer lab printers:
      • Ten Cents (10¢) per page for single-sided black & white documents
      • Eight Cents (8¢) per side for double-sided black & white documents (duplexed prints)
      • Twenty-five Cents (25¢) per page for single-sided color documents
      • Twenty (20¢) per side for double-sided color documents (duplexed prints)
    • Users who are disruptive will be asked to leave the computer lab and, if necessary, will be removed by security personnel.
    • Users whose conduct is in violation of any standard or condition of use contained in this procedure will be asked to leave the computer lab immediately and, if necessary, will be removed by security personnel.
  • Users are strongly discouraged from bringing children under twelve (12) years of age into the computer lab and persons under the age of sixteen (16) must be accompanied by an adult while in the computer lab. Children are not authorized users of the REN. If a child is disruptive in the computer lab, the child and the adult accompanying the child will be asked to leave and, if necessary, will be removed by security personnel.

 

Technology Assistance

Please contact Redlands Technology Support Services at Technology.Support@redlandscc.edu or 405.422.1288 for help with access issues in regards to:

  • my.REDLANDScc Portal
  • Online courses
  • IETV
  • Student e-mail

Technology Support Services hours of operation are:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.