Computer Account Policies Who gets an account; how long it is active.
Acceptable Use Policy Guidelines for using computing resources in the college. updated 3/14
Backup and Recovery Policy How to get modified or deleted files restored from the network or local hard drive.
Computer Account Disabling Policy Situations in which an Engineering computer account may be disabled, with and without prior notice.
Computing Safely What ECS does and what you can do to keep the computing environment in the College secure.
Download Policy Describes limits on downloading files using the Engineering Computer Network.
Email Policies Guidelines on checking mail locally and remotely.
IT Usage Guidelines and Good Practices Guidelines for IT use in offices and public spaces. new 3/14
Linux Local Storage (/var/tmp) Policy ECS cleans out files stored in the /var/tmp directory at the end of each semester.
Password Policy Includes policy, what makes a good password, and how to change Engineering account password.
UIowa Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy The University of Iowa policy on computer use by students, staff, and faculty.
Computer Allocation Policy Details of who and how gets new computers each year.
Desktop Computer Support Policy Describes types of computer support available in the College. updated 3/13
Locally Administered Computer Policy (PDF) To maintain a secure computing environment if you administered your own computer(s). updated 2/13
Personally Owned Computer Support Policy describes what ECS will do to repair personally owned computers.
Printer Support Policy Where to get help with a printer.
Computer Lab Use Guidelines Guidelines for working happily in the ECS labs.
Network, Security, and Cabling Policies Information on the College networking, security, cabling, domain names.
(Academic) Software Funding and Acquisition Guidelines Information on how the College of Engineering funds and maintains educational software.
Windows Patching Policy Policy about when lab and faculty/staff Windows computers will be patched for OS or software updates.
Disaster Recovery Plan Describes advanced planning and recovery actions.
Also: UI IT policies may also apply to your use of information technology resources on campus.