One of the primary functions of the Division of Legal Computing is to keep our networks on-line and functional at all times. Toward that goal, the Division reserves the right to take whatever steps necessary to ensure the health of our networks, up to and including the deletion of any network software, personal network accounts, data or unauthorized software. (In other words, anything that's there.)
The Division is also responsible for creating and maintaining all network accounts for valid users. For students this means that every student receives a network account on the main student server and a specific amount of network storage space. They are also granted access to all core software in Windows, Internet access, assorted software tools and services (such as Lexis and Westlaw) and access to our printers for up to 100 pages per day of printing.
However, the ownership and rights of a network account are limited. The Division of Legal Computing again reserves the right to delete all or a portion of any account, the account itself, access to the account or access to the network if it is determined that maintenance must be performed. In times of network emergency (such as a virus or data corruption that effects others or the net as a whole), files may be deleted. Further, while rare, network outages do occur. The Division shall not be responsible for any lost time, lost data, data that cannot be accessed (if the net is down) or data that must be deleted in order to maintain the health of the network. Access to the net shall never be a consideration in terms of when papers are due or other school related deadlines. Students should always back up important data to multiple disks, devices or cloud storage for safe-keeping.