6.30 – College-Owned Wireless Communication Devices

A. Purpose

To provide governance for the use of college provided wireless communication devices.

B. Policy

The college assigns wireless communication devices to designated departments which, by the nature of their departmental duties, are required to be regularly accessible by telephone or e-mail.

C. Procedures

College-owned wireless communication devices are assigned to a department or area of the college, such as safety and security, information technology, and communications and marketing.

The selection criteria for a college-owned wireless communication device and carrier shall include evaluation of accessibility and monthly plan costs. The selection shall be recommended by the chief technology officer and approved by the chancellor.

Use of college-owned communication devices must comply with acceptable usage per policy 4.09 – Information Technology Acceptable Usage.

D. Definitions

Wireless communication devices are electronic or electrical devices capable of remote communications. These include but are not limited to cellular phones and hot spots.

E. Authority

This policy is maintained under the authority of the vice chancellor for administrative services.

F. Related Policies

4.09 – Information Technology Acceptable Usage

G. Implementation

Policy approved and adopted by the Board of Trustees on 4/4/05. Revised 5/19/08. 8/12/19. Purpose, Procedures, Responsibilities, Definitions, Authority and Related Policies approved and adopted by the Cabinet on 5/19/08, Revised 6/18/19, and 2/27/24. Set for review 2026-2027