Information Technology Policies


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All members of the Notre Dame community are expected to use the University's information technology resources in a responsible manner. The policies listed below outline accepted and ethical practices consistent with Notre Dame's mission and values.

Responsible Use of Information Technology Resources

This policy addresses the management of computer networks, personal computers and their available resources. It discusses ethical principles of the University community and the privileges and responsibilities of those using University computing resources. For more information, go to Frequently Asked Questions.

Specific access policies apply for international locations and service providers:


Information Security Policy

This policy protects Notre Dame's information resources from accidental or intentional unauthorized access or damage, while also preserving the open information sharing requirements of its academic culture.

Standards support this policy are:

Information Technology Incident Response Policy

This policy specifies actions of required of University personnel reporting or responding to an information technology situation that may threaten the confidentiality, integrity or availability of University systems, networks or data.

NetID Access to University Information Technology Resources

This policy is a component of a larger overall strategy for Identity Management (IDM), a program to deal with identifying individuals affiliated with the University in various ways, and controlling their access to University resources and services by associating individual rights and restrictions with their established identity.