Policies

IT Services maintains certain policies, plans, notices, and standards of practice for use of university IT resources.

Draft policies

Draft policies have not yet been approved for publication, and are not considered in effect. If you have any questions or concerns about policy drafts, let us know how we can help.

Current policies

Current policies have been approved and currently apply to all university IT resources.


Acceptable Use
Effective as of October 23, 2020

University faculty, staff, emeritus faculty and staff, registered students, alumni, and approved guests, contractors, consultants are permitted to use computing and networking services, but are subject to the terms of this policy during that use.

Accessibility

The accessibility policy ensures that all information on university 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.

Cloud Services
Effective as of December 1, 2020

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that UA Little Rock protected or sensitive data is appropriately stored or shared using public cloud computing and file-sharing services.

Email and Digital Communication
Effective as of October 21, 2020

This policy establishes standards for the electronic transmission of sensitive data and the controls that the users will employ to protect the security and privacy of sensitive electronic data.

Privacy and Electronic Media
Effective as of January 1, 2003

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock collects and maintains electronic information and files from users on a voluntary basis. These files are collected and maintained to facilitate the processing of student, employee, and alumni records. This policy is intended to comply with Act 1713 of 2003 codified in ACA § 25-1-114.

Security and IT System Access
Effective as of October 23, 2020

UA Little Rock is committed to safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all physical and electronic information assets of the university to ensure that regulatory, operational, and contractual requirements are fulfilled. To achieve this purpose, this policy complies with federal and state laws and regulations, related standards, and security frameworks.