Computer Use Policy
Internet and other related online systems are intended to support the academic mission of Peralta Community College District. Users must be currently enrolled and present a Peralta Student ID card with a current sticker to use the Library’s Internet computers.
All users must sign-up to use a computer at the Library Circulation Desk AND log into their assigned computer using the Envisionware time management program.
Thirty (30) minute sessions are allowed. COMPUTERS WILL LOG OUT AFTER 30 MINUTES. Additional. 30 minute sessions are permitted if no other students are waiting.
Students are required to purchase a GoPrint print card in order to print from Library computers.
No more than two people may occupy a single computer station at one.
Academic work and email access takes precedence over the use of college computers for entertainment. Chat room visits and games are prohibited. Internet services shall not be used in a manner that would violate any law or infringe any copyright, right of publicity, privacy right or any other right of any person or entity. Internet services may not be used for the purpose of transmitting or storing of material that is obscene, libelous or defamatory. Attempts to obtain unauthorized access to or alteration of either local or remote computer systems or networks are strictly prohibited. This means that no one is to download any software onto the system (Hotmail, Yahoo, or other installations).
Users are expected to apply fully with the College and Library’s Rules of Conduct Policy. Misuse of computer resources may result in the loss of computing access.
The Peralta Community College District authorities and/or other law enforcement agencies will deal with any illegal or inappropriate use of Internet and other library resources.