Computer Use Guidelines for Public Access Computers

OCCC's has computers in public areas of the college. These computers are available for use by the general public (people not enrolled in classes or affiliated with the College's instruction or operation. Use of computers in public areas is subject to limitations depending on demand levels by users affiliated with the College. The College reserves the right to limit access to these computers as needed.

The College Computer and Network systems are the sole property of Oregon Coast Community College.  They may not be used by any person without the proper authorization of the College.  The Computer and Network systems are for College instructional and work-related purposes only.

This policy applies to all College students, faculty, and staff and to others granted use of College information resources.  This policy refers to all College information resources whether individually controlled or shared, stand-alone or networked.  It applies to all computer and computer communication facilities owned, leased, operated, or contracted by the College.  This includes personal computers, workstations, mainframes, minicomputers, and associated peripherals, software and information resources, regardless of whether used for administration, research, teaching, or other purposes.  The complete policy is available online at