Computer Security and Policies
Policy on the Use of Information Technology at Columbia Law School. Use of CLS IT’s network and facilities constitutes acceptance of this policy.
The Columbia Law School Information Technology (CLS IT) department maintains policies about the use and security of its systems in the interests of protecting its users and ensuring the reliability of mission-critical systems. All users of our facilities are expected to be familiar with these policies. Violations of CLS IT policies can lead to the suspension of computer account(s) pending investigation of circumstances. Serious violations of CLS IT policy will be referred directly to the appropriate academic or outside authorities. Unauthorized use of University computing facilities can be a criminal offense. The penalties may be as severe as suspension or dismissal of enrollment, termination of employment from the University, and/or criminal prosecution by appropriate law enforcement agencies. Use of CLS IT’s network and facilities constitutes acceptance of this policy.