Information Technology Computer Labs Use and Policy


This policy sets forth the rules for using computer labs provided by the Office of Information Technology.


Users of University computer labs must be enrolled students, currently employed faculty or staff members or invited guests. These rules apply to all users of information technology computing labs.

Policy statements

  • Do not abuse the hardware, software, or lab personnel.
  • Do not change any system, software or hardware settings or connections
  • Only use your own authorized Bronco NetID and do not use one belonging to anyone else.
  • Logout when you have finished using the computer. You are responsible for any activity that happens from your account, including printing charges. 
  • Follow all rules, regulations and guidelines set forth in the WMU student code of conduct and abide by all guidelines for ethical use of computers.
  • Be courteous to those around you.
  • Be mindful of your per semester printing limit.
  • Do not print anything for non-academic use and do not put your own paper in any lab printer.
  • Recycle any waste paper and clean up your work area before leaving.


All people using information technology computer labs must comply with these rules. Violators will first be issued a warning. If the rules are still not complied with, one may be asked to leave and may lose lab privileges and/or also incur monetary charges to one's WMU account. In addition, violators may be subject to appropriate disciplinary action as defined by current University policy.

Document action

Revised: January 2018