BYOD Student Guidelines
SCUC ISD will provide you with the opportunity to use personal electronic devices for educational purposes. It will be your responsibility to follow the rules for safe and responsible use. Access to SCUC’s network is a privilege. If you fail to abide by these rules, you may be subject to the removal of this privilege and other consequences. You may bring your mobile device to school at your own risk. The District will not be held responsible for lost, stolen or misplaced devices.
You must comply with the SCUC ISD Acceptable Use Policy, as well as the following:
- Obey school rules concerning behavior and communication that apply to mobile device use.
- Do not share passwords or personal account information.
- Do not connect with people you do not know.
- Report any suspicious information to a trusted adult immediately.
- Set a password on your device(s).
*See SCUCs Acceptable Use Policy, which is the same in all SCUC school handbooks.
You must comply with the SCUC ISD Student Acceptable Use Policy, as well as the following:
- Record the serial number of your device(s) at home.
- Bring headphones to use with your device(s).
- Place your device(s) on silent/vibrate while working in class unless permission is granted from your teacher for instructional purposes.
- When using the device, students must access the internet by the way of the District's filtered wireless connection. The use of private 3G/4G network access is prohibited during the instructional day.
- You are not to loan or share your personal device(s) with others.
- Clearly label your device(s) and power cords with your name.
- Always turn off and secure your mobile device(s) after each use.
- Mobile device(s) should be brought to school each day fully charged. Students are encouraged to bring their device(s) home each day to charge in the evening.
- Refrain from accessing or storing inappropriate content on your device(s) as stated in the SCUC Student Acceptable Use Policy.
- You may not send, post, or possess materials that are inappropriate, abusive, obscene, pornographic, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, or damaging to another’s reputation, or illegal, including cyberbullying and “sexting”.
- Refrain from accessing District resources, including the network, to knowingly alter, damage, or delete District property.
- Monitor all activity on your account.
- For document storage, you are encouraged to utilize alternative methods such as emailing documents to yourself or the utilizing a “cloud” storage program.
- Ask permission before recording an individual or group. SCUC ISD retains the rights concerning any recording and/or publishing of any student or staff member’s work or image. You must obtain permission to publish a photograph or video of any school related activity.
- You should not expect that files stored on district servers will always be private.
- All devices brought onto an SCUC campus are subject to search and seizure. Improper use could result in the loss of privileges for such devices.
- Students will not loan their device(s) to another student. The user is responsible for the content contained on the device regardless of how it originated.
- Students are responsible for the security of any equipment brought with them to school. All laptops and other devices should contain proper antivirus software, as well as, fully-patched and updated operating systems.
- Transmissions are not confidential. There is no right to privacy in the use of SCUC computers and networks. Electronic mail transmissions and other use of SCUC electronic communications systems shall not be considered confidential and may be monitored at any time to ensure appropriate use for educational or administrative purposes.