Campus & Systemwide Policies
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The Official University Policies and Procedures is UC Irvine’s centralized location for campus and systemwide policy and delegation of authority information.
The website is maintained by the Administrative Policies & Procedures Office:
- (949) 824-8713
Excerpts from policies of particular relevance to EEE users are provided here with link to full policy text.
Faculty have primary responsibility for upholding and enforcing universitywide principles of academic honesty and integrity and explaining clearly these principles including any qualifications which may be operative in the classes they are teaching. Links to UCI’s Academic Honesty Policy and resources for dealing with violations can be found at http://honesty.uci.edu.
Computer & Network Use Policy
Sec. 714-18: Computer and Network Use Policy
- Computer/network misuse
- Consequences of computer/network misuse
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) provides computing resources and worldwide network access to members of the UCI electronic community for legitimate academic and administrative pursuits to communicate, access knowledge, and retrieve and disseminate information. All members of the UCI community (faculty, staff, students, and authorized guests) sharing these resources also share the rights and responsibilities for their use.
For more information on computing policies and definitions of misuse, please see the full policy: Sec. 714-18: Computer and Network Use Policy
Unofficially Enrolled Students
Systemwide Senate Regulation 542
“No student may enter upon any organized instructional activity until registered and enrolled with the approval of the appropriate study list authority. No student may begin or continue a course if the officer of instruction in charge considers the student unqualified by lack of preparation. Late registration may not be used to justify inadequate performance in a course.”
See full policy: Systemwide Senate Regulation 542
Access to University Administrative Information Systems
Sec. 714-15: Policy on Access to University Administrative Information Systems
- Policies for access
- Data privacy
- User’s responsibilities
- Departmental responsibilities
Access to the University’s administrative information systems is provided to those employees who have a demonstrated need for access to accomplish their job duties. Department heads designate a Departmental Security Administrator (DSA) who may grant access to administrative information systems for the organizational hierarchy (hierarchies) for which they are responsible.
Student and Student Applicant Records
Sec. 720-12: Student and Student Applicant Records - Guidelines
- Notification of rights
- Locations of major records
Current students wishing to restrict release of address/phone information should do so through The University Registrar’s StudentAccess. Current students wishing to restrict release of other public information, and former students, should contact the University Registrar, (949) 824-6124, for instructions on how to do so. Questions regarding the rights of students under the University policies and federal law should be directed to the University’s Ombudsman, (949) 824-7256.
Sec. 800-15: UCI Guidelines for the UC Electronic Communications Policy
- Access to email
- Email, web, telephone, and radio policies and restrictions
- Copyright law - Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The UCI Electronic Communication Guidelines conform to the UC Electronic Communications Policy and build on other existing UC and UCI policies and guidelines whenever possible. No single set of guidelines can address all issues arising out of the use of electronic communication services. As a general guide, electronic forms of communication are subject to the same local (academic department or administrative unit) standards of practice and expectations that exist for paper correspondence.
For additional help with copyright issues, please see:
World Wide Web
Sec. 800-16: World Wide Web Policy
- Appropriate use and content
- Use of university name and seal
- University website identification, visitor monitoring, advertising and endorsement
- Acknowledgement of donations/contributions
- Personal web pages
The quality of information published by the University of California, Irvine plays an important role in determining and maintaining its reputation and image.
The University of California, Irvine makes its World Wide Web (WWW) servers available to support the mission of the University: teaching, research, and community service. WWW servers are also known as Web servers.
UCI Web services are brought together and organized by top-level campus Web pages. UCI’s top-level Web presence is managed by the UCI Communications Office in conjunction with the campus Web Advisory Committee, which is chaired by the campus Director of Web Communications and includes representatives from the Chancellor’s and Executive Vice Chancellor’s Offices, Administrative Computing Services, Network and Academic Computing Services, and others as appropriate.
Full policy: Sec. 800-16: World Wide Web Policy