The School District of Greenville County
Student Acceptable Use Policy Agreement
The School District of Greenville County has developed a computer network that connects all schools to each other, the District Office, and the Internet. “Acceptable use” of this network is use that is consistent with the instructional goals of the District. The District takes precautions by using filtering software to keep inappropriate Internet sites out of the classroom. Electronic teaching and learning tools and online access are designed to support your education. If you break “acceptable use” rules, you may lose the privilege to use both classroom computers and/or the Internet. Further disciplinary and/or legal action may be taken at the discretion of school administration.
Computer Acceptable Use Rule
Each school year every person who uses a Greenville County School District computer must review the Acceptable Use Rule (Board Rule EFE). Please note that students who do not have access to the internet will not be able to access web based programs that teachers may be using in class. Your child has agreed to the terms and conditions of this document upon acceptance of the school district handbook. Violation of any of the terms or conditions will result in disciplinary action.
- Treat computer equipment with care and respect - Willful destruction of any computer equipment or software will be considered vandalism, and may warrant the
involvement of local law officials.
- Any written text, graphics or executable files created, downloaded, displayed, or exchanged with another student or teacher must be education-related and not
offensive in any way.
- Do not use school computers for illegal activities such as planting viruses or hacking.
- Do not use school computers for commercial purposes.
- Follow copyright laws at all laws– See District copyright policies for more information. If you have questions about the legality of using software, text, graphics, or music you find online, ask your teacher or media specialist for guidance.
- Keep your password secret– You will be held responsible for all computer activities associated with your password. For example, if you share your password with your
friend and he/she signs on as you and breaks one of the rules outlined above, you may be held responsible.
- All online communication must be polite and not threatening or offensive in any way– The District has the right to review any email sent or received using District
equipment and email accounts. Email accounts should be used for educational and district purposes only.
- Do not give out personal information on the Internet. Never give out your phone number, social security number, full name, age, home address, or any other personal
- Home directories are provided to students for educational related work. Students should not store personal or non-school related work in home directories. The District reserves the right to review the contents of student’s home directories.