IT Policies

Columbia University maintains certain policies with regard to the use and security of its computer systems, networks and information resources. All users of these facilities are required to adhere to these policies. These policies are meant to protect the University's computer systems, networks, data and other information resources.


Columbia University's IT Policies apply to the entire Columbia community, including faculty, staff and students. For a summary table of the University's IT policies, please click here.

Acceptable Use of Columbia's Network & Computing Resources

User's Guide to Safer Computing Data Security

Please also read the Columbia University Information Security Charter.