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Information Technology

Policies & Procedures

UMass Amherst IT oversees the proper use of technology resources on campus. Our policies and procedures provide a framework for the lawful, appropriate use of campus technology resources. 

Policies Highlights

  • Updated Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources policy (approved by the Chancellor on September 8, 2015). 
  • New Confidentiality of Institutional Information & Research Data policy (approved by the Chancellor September 8, 2015).
  • The use of all IT services is covered by our Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy.
  • Policies are approved after significant vetting by the campus.

Acceptable Use of  Information Technology Resources Policy

The Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy is the formal policy statement on acceptable use of UMass Amherst information technology resources.

Supporting documents including interpretation guidelines and associated rights and responsibilities:

Confidentiality of Institutional Information & Research Data Policy

The Confidentiality of Institutional Information & Research Data Policy is a policy statement on the appropriate management of institutional information and research data and establishes the foundational roles and rules for information management.