use the ICL all that is necessary is for you to sign in with your
name, date, time, and what you will be doing (i.e. Internet, e-mail,
word processing) and sign out with the time. A sign-in sheet will
be located at the front desk.
No food or drink is allowed in the lab.
No copying or use of unauthorized software. Pirating, using, or duplicating
programs, documents, or files without license or agreement on behalf
of the author, programmer, or cooperation who publishes such software
is illegal and is not tolerated.
People with CSU-related work have top priority in the lab. People
doing things as personal e-mail, "surfing the web", or doing
personal business have the lowest priority in the lab. Please be considerate
The ICL is a work and study environment, just like the library or
other buildings on campus. Loud noise, disruptive behavior, etc. Is
not tolerated and may cause you to be ejected from the lab.
Please conserve on paper. There is no charge for printing, but do
realize that this paper is costly, and everyone needs to share it.
Spell check and proofread your documents before printing, and try
to limit the number of copies you print. Recycle all paper not needed
in the cardboard bins. Be careful when printing from the Internet,
print only what you need from the web page (eg. print selection, print
frame, or cut and paste); If you need help ask the Lab Assistant.
is not responsible for missed deadlines, lost or missing data, or
any other computer-related problems that may inhibit the project
that you were working on. Please realize that you need to save often,
backup your files elsewhere (i.e. floppy, zip, server, other computer),
and take preventative measures to stop these things from happening.
Hard drives crash, floppies fail, power goes out, computers crash,
and people make mistakes. Keep this in mind when working.
employees reserve the right to remove any file, program, or piece
of software from any computer or machine.
employees reserve the right to remove anyone from the lab at any
time for any reason. Although this has never happened before, unruly
users, people who violate the lab's rules, or unauthorized users
will be asked to leave. CSUPD can be called if necessary.
employees reserve the right to revoke lab privileges to anyone who
violates the lab's rules. Depending on the severity of the case,
Ingersoll Hall Management or the RHA may take further action.
employees reserve the right to change, add, or remove rules or policies
as needed. These are subject to change without notice.
related Internet use has a lower priority in the lab, and personal
projects (e-mail, IRC, etc.) have the lowest priority in the lab.
MUSHs, MOOs and any other gaming are not allowed in the lab. This
is a university computer lab, not an arcade; keep this in mind.
or offensive Internet sites (i.e. racist, sexist, prejudicial, hateful,
violence-oriented, pornographic) offend some people. While the First
Amendment is a guaranteed right to all, if someone asks you to exit
or quit the particular site where you are at, please do so promptly.
ICL rules also apply to all Internet-related functions in the lab