Policies

Acceptable Use

The Information Technology (IT) Acceptable Use Policy for Faculty, Staff and Students ensures the integrity, reliability, and performance of UALR IT Systems and network; ensures that the UALR community of IT Users utilize the campus IT facilities in a fair and equable manner with respect for the rights of the community at large; and ensures that IT Systems and network are used for their intended purposes.

Accessibility

The UALR Accessibility Policy ensures that all information on UALR websites, web pages, and web-based systems, including online course material, must be accessible to persons with disabilities. Communication should be, to the extent possible, as effective for persons with disabilities as it is for persons without disabilities.

Business Continuity

The Business Continuity Plan integrates business risk management, operational risk management, and business continuity. The plan recognizes a tiered approach to ensure the university is managed during a disaster that renders the technical infrastructure inoperable for a period exceeding two days.

Cabling & Wiring

The Infrastructure Cabling and Wiring Standards inform and guide University staff, consultants, contractors, and third-party personnel involved in any actions affecting or impacting UALR’s telecommunications and network critical physical infrastructure. These standards are intended to increase the value of our infrastructure by reducing the labor expense of maintaining systems, by extending the useful economic life of systems, and by providing effective service to our users.

Freedom of Information

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock maintains computer databases and files necessary to process student records registration, and financial aid. These database records are maintained by IT Services. For more information, contact the Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Services at 501.916.3010. This information is intended to comply with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act codified at ACA 25-19-108.

Network Security

The Network Security policy is an appendix to the Acceptable Use Policy and presents guidelines for using UALR systems in a responsible and ethical manner, as well as behaviors and practices that are prohibited.

Privacy

Information about the UALR Privacy Policy and laws that govern how the university collects and maintains electronic information and files from users.