Computers and Computer Viruses

Oregon Coast Community College is not responsible for loss of student work, data, software, or hardware caused by computer viruses or any malfunction of college computers, including all computer hardware and software. The College is not responsible for data files left on college computer hard drives.

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