Responsibilities

All students are responsible for understanding and adhering to EAD Logon Account guidelines. In fact, all students are required to read and accept these guidelines as a requirement for creating an EAD Account. If you need help understanding these guidelines or have a question on how they apply, please ask for assistance in the Open Computer Lab, located at IB 3303.

Students are responsible for the following:

  • Log out when done: You are responsible for logging out of your EAD Account. In order for the systems to work properly and keep your files secure, you must log out when done. If leaving your computer for any period of time, or before logging into another computer, make sure to log out of your EAD Account.
  • Keep your password safe: If you think your password has been compromised, change it right away. If you are unable to change it using the web interface at http://tools.seattlecolleges.edu , please see a staff member in the open computer lab (IB 3303) as soon as possible to reset the password.
  • Back up your files: Back up the files in your personal storage drive to CD/RW, ZIP, floppy, or some other media. North Seattle College makes every effort to keep the files in your personal store intact but is not responsible for any potential hardware or software failures that may result in the loss of your files. It is your responsibility to keep copies of all items stored and backup your files to a personal storage drive.
  • Leaving? When you are no longer enrolled, your EAD Account will become unavailable. Make prior alternate arrangements for permanent email and data storage. Transfer any data you wish to keep elsewhere before the end of the quarter. Your@seattlecolleges.edu email address will go away.
  • No copyrighted or otherwise illegal materials: You are responsible for the content of the files in your personal store and drives. (Be aware that installing file sharing programs and then downloading MP3, or other copyrighted materials is illegal.)
  • File sharing, P2P, BitTorrent, LimeWire, etc. are discouraged; find out why.
  • Understand the EIR Policy: Reading and adhering to the SCCD Electronic Information Resource (EIR) Policy

Applicable WA State Laws:
You should also be familiar with these State of Washington laws which would apply to your college-supported computer use when:

Revised Code of Washington (RCW) - Laws enacted by the Washington State Legislature

RCW 9a.52.110 - Computer trespass in the first degree.

RCW 42.52.180 - Use of public resources for political campaigns.

RCW 42.56.070 - Documents and indexes to be made public.

RCW 42.52.160 - Use of persons, money, or property for private gain.


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