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Desk and Mobile Phone

Mount Marty college provides telephone service for students, faculty and staff consisting of both analog and digital technologies.  The Mount Marty telephone system provides voice mail and caller ID services that are cordinated and assigned by the Mount Marty Facilities department. 

All student dorm rooms have an active phone line however if the a student wishes to use phone services they must provide a their own phone. Students who wish to use the Mount Marty phone and voice mail services should contact the facilities department at 668-1500 so that a voice mail box can be assigned for the student.

All Student's are required to provide Mount Marty with a phone number or cell phone number so that the student can be contacted for emergency purposes.

Users of any Mount Marty College-owned desk and cellular telephones must read, understand, and comply with this Policy. By using the College's telephone system and business issued cellular phones, you agree to comply with all rules, regulations, and policies of the College and any applicable local, state, federal and international laws, guidelines, and regulations.

  1. Telephone services and wiring may not be modified or extended beyond the area of their intended use.
  2. Residential hall rooms or office connections may not be used to provide telephone access to anyone outside the College community for any purposes other than those that are in direct support of the academic mission of the College.
  3. Unauthorized use of an individual's telephone extension number or voice mailbox and any attempt to gain access to a voice mailbox other than your own is prohibited. Voice mailbox passwords should never be exchanged.
  4. Faculty and/or staff are not permitted to accept collect calls, arrange for third party billing to their campus telephone extension or place operator assisted calls that result in a charge to the College. The Mount Marty facilities department assumes no responsibility for determining who accepted or placed a call.
  5. Faculty/Staff are not authorized to establish, with any vendor, any type of long distance access account assigned to any campus telephone extension. A campus telephone extension determined by the facilities department to have such an account in use will be subject to the cost of any call(s) and the account is subject to cancellation. The facilities department assumes no responsibility for determining who placed a call. Bills will be directed to the relevant extension.
  6. Attempting to place a billable call from any College telephone without paying for the service may constitute theft.
  7. The College policy for harassment, sexual harassment and respect for all persons extends to all uses of electronic technology and communication on campus, including answering machines and voice mailboxes. Any member of the College community receiving profane, indecent, harassing or threatening calls should report them immediately to the 668-1500.
  8. Forgery or other misrepresentations of one's identity via electronic or any other form of communication is a violation. This policy includes concealing or falsifying one's age for purposes of accessing material restricted from minors. State and Federal laws may also apply.
  9. A College assigned telephone may not be used by any person to transact or otherwise conduct a commercial business.
Consequences for Violation of the Telephone System Policy Failure to abide by the above listed policy may result in:
  1. Termination of phone or voicemail service;
  2. Payment for damages or costs incurred by the College; and/or,
  3. Formal judicial charges. 

 

Cellular phones

Mount Marty Staff  to whom cellular phones have been provided are responsible for the security and care of the phones and must promptly report any damage, theft, or vandalism to the Mount Marty Human resources Department. 

  • Do not consider cellular phones  private or secure because the bill contains your name and an itemized listing of your phone usage. Mount Marty College has the right to monitor cellular bills and usage to determine if misuse or abuse exists.
  • Cellular phones/blackberries may not be used to defame, harass, intimidate or threaten any other person(s).
  • Do not allow others to use your phone, as you will be ultimately responsible for payment of charges.
  • A College assigned telephone may not be used by any person to transact or otherwise conduct a commercial business.
  • Text messaging is allowed only for College-business related purposes;
  • Text/Mobile voting for such programs such as American Idol", "Deal or no Deal", etc. are strongly prohibited;
  • Internet browsing is allowed only for College-business related purposes;
  • Mobile Phone online shopping, web browsing, downloading or any data related activities, are prohibited at ALL Times;
  • Blackberry Internet usage is allowed for College-business related purposes, but downloading and online shopping where the College incurs charges are strongly prohibited; and,
  • Caribbean Island Calls (St. Lucia, Jamaica, etc.) are prohibited, whether placed from your Blackberry or Mobile phone, unless directly related to College-Business. If it is pertinent that such calls be placed, you must notify the IT department after the call is placed.

This responsibility exists regardless of what monitoring mechanisms may be in place. Violation of these policies may lead to suspension, loss of service or privilege, and may lead to even more serious sanctions.

Do not consider cellular telephone bills private or secure because the bill contains your name and an itemized listing of your phone usage. The College has the right to monitor cellular bills and usage to determine if misuse or abuse exists.

Desk or Cellular telephones may not be used to defame, harass, intimidate or threaten any other person(s).

Do not allow others to use your phone, as you will be ultimately responsible for payment of charges.