Computer Service Center: 920-465-5163 Mon - FRI 4:00-7:00 pm

resnet - student use policy

You will be responsible for abiding by the policies listed below, as well as the UW-Green Bay Acceptable Use of Computing Resources for students.

  1. Abuse of network resources will not be tolerated. This includes any activities that are considered detrimental to the network or cause excessive traffic.
  2. If you experience problems with your ResNet connection or the campus network, it is your responsibility to notify the Computer Service Center at 465-5163.
  3. You are responsible for any activities conducted through the use of your ResNet connection. This includes actions taken by guests or others having access to your computer. It is recommended that you take suitable precautions, such as restricting access to your computer by installing a password.
  4. No ResNet user will be allowed to setup remote access to their ResNet connection. This includes, but is not limited to, Web servers, FTP servers, dial-in (PPP, Slip) access, or any system that allows a user to access your ResNet connection in or outside of your Residence Hall room or apartment.
  5. No user or group should disrupt or interfere with legitimate access to the network for another user. Also the network should not be used to harass others. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of anonymous and/or forged electronic mail and/or messages.
  6. You may not attempt to circumvent network bandwidth or security restrictions by intentionally altering or changing the IP network address or MAC address of your device.
  7. All devices must use DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol) to obtain their IP network address.  ResNet users cannot set a specific IP network address into their device.
  8. You may not attempt to monitor or capture network traffic.
  9. No illegal activity should be pursued, nor should a user enter any computer system or access any files stored on a computer without the express permission of the owner of the files and/or computer.
  10. Software and hardware installation or problems will be solely your responsibility. You are also responsible for the backup of your computer data files.

The following policy items are from the University of Wisconsin System Disciplinary Code: