Computer and Network Use

Pacific Lutheran University provides Information Technology (IT) services in support of the university’s educational mission.  IT services include computer labs, data and voice networks, classroom and instructional technologies, and the Banner student information system.  Policies related to these services extend also to copyright infringement, content accessed or downloaded over the network (even with personally owned computers), and appropriate use of all modes of electronic communication within PLU systems.  These policies are maintained and available for review at: 

Use of IT services is a privilege granted to PLU to students, faculty, and staff for learning and working in community.  All members of the PLU community are expected to comply with PLU IT policies. 

Students must not download or watch copyrighted materials while on the PLU network. If a student is in violation of the Computer or Network Use policy, students will be required to remove the copyrighted materials, and may have network privileges removed until all misuse is corrected.