CSE Student Systems Fair Usage Policy

Introduction

CSE students are expected to follow the CSE department's computer system usage policies. These policies are in place to help keep the systems running well and to provide fair access and use to all students. These policies are not meant to be an exhaustive list of everything students should not do. Students should also use some "common sense" and "basic social graces".

Policies

Please abide by these policies when using CSE student computing systems.

  1. Out-of-Control Processes. In most cases, when we find a process running on an inappropriate system, we will warn the process's owner via e-mail that we are about to kill the process, then we will kill the process. We will kill a process immediately, without necessarily notifying its owner, if the process is adversely affecting other users or systems, or if it is a CPU-intensive process running on one of the CSE student servers.