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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

University of Massachusetts Amherst Information Security Policy 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Information Security Policy is the formal policy on information security governance structure, technical standards, and procedures to preserve and protect the institutional information, research data, and information technology resources of UMass Amherst.

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.