Guidelines and Policies


Directives governing different areas of technology on campus.

Due to the complex and pervasive nature of Information Technology Systems today at Baylor, it is necessary that various guidelines be established. The following is a list of guidelines and suggestions that adhere to all ITS policies.

  •  Backup Guidelines for Departmental Computers
  •  BearID Guidelines
    •  BearID Description
    •  BearID Password Change
  •  Confidentiality Guidelines for ITS and Library Employees
  •  eCommerce Guidelines
  •  Disposition and Certification Guidelines for University-Owned Technology Equipment
  •  E-mail Guidelines
    •  E-mail Addressing
    •  E-mail Directories
    •  E-mail Etiquette
    •  E-mail Guidelines
    •  E-mail List Application Form - Students
    •  E-mail List Application Form - Faculty/Staff
    •  E-mail List Guidelines
  •  Fiscal Year-End Deadlines
  •  Hardware Support Guidelines
  •  Information Release Guidelines
  •  ITS Outage Procedures
    •  Unplanned Outages
  •  ITS Procedures
    •  General Support
    •  Texas Computer Crime Statute
    •  VPN
  •  Loaner Equipment Guidelines
  •  Mobile Device Guidelines
  •  Proper Use of the Loaner Program Equipment Guidelines
  •  Standards
    •  Configuration Standards for Category 1 Computers
    •  Hardware Standards
    •  Operating System Standards
  •  Technology Purchasing Guidelines
  •  University ID Card Photo Usage Guidelines

Workstation Configuration Guidelines


Regulations in place to establish and maintain a secure and reliable technology environment.

ITS Policies are designed to establish and maintain a secure and reliable technology environment in which the limited resources of the university are fairly apportioned and the legal, contractual, and organizational obligations of the university are fulfilled. All ITS Policies are derived from and are intended to help implement the university policies listed in the box at the right:

  •  Incident Response Policy
  •  Information Use Policy
  •  ITS Support Policy
  •  Password Policies
  •  Network Usage Policies
  •  Server Security Policy
  •  Video Surveillance Policy
  •  Web Site Publishing Policy


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