Computer Ethics

In the interest of academic honesty, Lewis University is committed to the following code of computer ethics:

  • Work done on University computer systems is considered the property of the individual user, subject to normal inspection and file maintenance by University supervisory personnel.
  • Users shall respect the privacy of information belonging to other users. They may not alter, add to or delete another user’s property without the expressed consent of that owner. Any willful act of copying information with the intent of deceiving ownership, whether the information is a student's or that of another user, is an act of plagiarism. Such action will be considered a form of academic dishonesty.
  • The computer systems at the University shall not be used to identify the access codes of other users or other computer systems. Users may not disclose their own access codes to any other users.