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The following are general policies governing the use of all technology at Simmons:

  1. Acceptable Use
    This policy provides the terms of use and expectations for all users of Simmons College computer and network resources.
  2. Wireless Network Usage
    To help protect your data, Simmons limits the types of activities that can be performed via the wireless network.
  3. Confidentiality Agreement
    All staff agree to treat our customers' information in an appropriate and ethical manner.  Each department has its employees sign a confidentiality agreement.  See your department head for details about your department's agreement.
  4. File Sharing
    This policy informs and educates the Simmons College community about the growing concern of illegal online file sharing and respecting copyrights.
  5. Simmons Information Security Policy
    This policy governs faculty, staff, and students in the storage and release of information at Simmons.
  6. Personal Web Publishing Policy
    This policy disclaims Simmons responsibility for the content posted on individual's web pages.  It is the responsibility of the page owner to present appropriate content.
  7. Mobile Device and Subsidy Policy (PDF)
    This policy sets guidelines regarding employee qualification for a Simmons-purchased mobile device or subsidization of a personally-owned mobile device.

Procurement Guidelines

Any purchase of computer hardware, software, or technology services should be initiated via a request to the Service Desk

We will work with you to clarify your needs, determine the best solutions, and find the right vendors. Technology has a range of special pricing agreements and service contracts that can help you optimize your investments.

To request a technology purchase, please complete this form. For additional information about the procurement process, click here.


Endpoint Guidelines

The Technology Endpoint Systems team is responsible for setting the replacement guidelines to manage Simmons endpoints (desktop and laptop computers, and mobile devices). The guidelines define the level of deployment and support services for users throughout the College.

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