Temporary Student (TS) Accounts

Version 1.0

For Students, Faculty, Staff, Guests, Alumni


The purpose of this policy is to ensure that TS Accounts are utilized in designated and approved areas of the University.


This IT document, and all policies referenced herein, shall apply to all members of the University community including faculty, students, administrative officials, staff, alumni, authorized guests, delegates, and independent contractors (the “User(s)” or “you”) who use, access, or otherwise employ, locally or remotely, the University’s IT Resources, whether individually controlled, shared, stand-alone, or networked.

Policy Statement

  • IT Resources utilized by TS Accounts must be locked down to specific University computers and nowhere else.
  • TS Accounts must not be set up on laptops.
  • TS accounts must only be used by students for authorized tasks assigned by their departments.


IT Resources include computing, networking, communications, application, and telecommunications systems, infrastructure, hardware, software, data, databases, personnel, procedures, physical facilities, cloud-based vendors, Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors, and any related materials and services.

TS is the abbreviation for temporary student.

Implementation History

Review Frequency Annual 
Responsible Person Senior Director, IT Security and Assurance 
Approved By CISO
Approval Date August 9, 2022

Revision History

1.0 08/09/2022 Initial document

Policy Disclaimer Statement

Deviations from policies, procedures, or guidelines published and approved by Information Security and Assurance (ISA) may only be done cooperatively between ISA and the requesting entity with sufficient time to allow for appropriate risk analysis, documentation, and possible presentation to authorized University representatives. Failure to adhere to ISA written policies may be met with University sanctions.

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