Western Nevada CollegeWestern Nevada College Policies

Policy 8-3-1: Email

WNC Policy 8-3-1
Procedure: Email
Policy No.: 8-3-1
Department: Computing Services
Contact: Director of Computing Services

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to all users of the Western Nevada College (WNC) email system. This policy deals specifically with WNC, however, is supplemental to, and consistent with, the overall NSHE Computing Resources Policy located in the Board of Regents Handbook, Title 4, Chapter 1, §22.

  • Section 1: Appropriate Use
    • A. Western Nevada College email is intended for purposes of, and in support of college related business.
    • B. Accounts are granted only to those with a documented affiliation with WNC.
    • C. A WNC account given to faculty and staff is only for the use of the person to whom it is given.
    • D. All announcements via the WNC College maintained email lists must be transmitted utilizing the Bcc (Blind carbon copy) method.
  • Section 2: Inappropriate Use
    • A. It is not appropriate to use the WNC e-mail system for any purpose that violates NSHE Code, or federal, or state laws and/or regulations.
    • B. It is not appropriate to use the WNC e-mail system that results either directly or indirectly in interference or disruption to user e-mail services or equipment. Such inappropriate uses include, but are not limited to:
      • 1. Distribution of unsolicited advertising or chain letters.
      • 2. Conducting non WNC or personal commercial transactions.
      • 3. Propagation of computer malware.
      • 4. Allowing others to use your email or email password.
  • Section 3: Scope
    • A. This policy applies to all users of the WNC system.
  • Section 4: Enforcement
    • A. The WNC employee will be notified of each complaint filed.
    • B. Upon receipt of the third (3rd) complaint within a fiscal year, the employee's Supervisor will be informed.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted January 23, 2003 Dates Revised November 7, 2017; September 2, 2008; May 11, 2004
NSHE and NRS Codes
NSHE Code Reference NSHE Board of Regents Handbook

NSHE Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes: 6/99

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URL: https://www.wnc.edu/policymanual/8-3-1.php
Date Printed: September 21, 2019