In accordance with Montana Board of Regents Policy 1300, the University of Montana Western has established an institutional policy for acceptable use of State and University-owned technology system components.
The University of Montana Western shall establish a Technology Steering Committee to review and coordinate issues relating to technology on Western’s campus.
The University of Montana-Western provides computer lab facilities for use by on-campus and off-campus individuals and groups.
The University of Montana Western provides telecommunications services as part of the State of Montana telecommunications systems.
The University of Montana Western will start to add wireless access points to the campus network in two circumstances. Open-access hotspots will be used to provide connectivity for the convenience of students. These access points will provide limited access to campus resources. Wireless connectivity will also be used in circumstances where hard-wired access is unavailable or impractical, such as for portable labs.
The University of Montana Western provides electronic communication services to students and utilizes them as a primary communication mechanism between Western and its students.