New York City Technical College's (hereinafter "College") computer networks, equipment and resources* are owned by the College and are provided primarily to support the academic and administrative functions of the College. The use of this equipment and technologies is governed by federal and state law, and College and University policies and procedures.
II. Regulatory Limitations
III. Personal Use
Authorized users may access College computing equipment, systems and networks for personal uses if the following conditions are met:
"The material located at this site is not endorsed, sponsored or provided by or on behalf of New York City Technical College or The City University of New York."
IV. Violation of Policy
Any user who is found to be in violation of these rules shall be subject to the following:
V. Application of Public Records Law
All information created or received for College work purposes and contained in College computing equipment files, servers or electronic mail (e-mail) depositories are public records and are available to the public unless an exception to the Public Records law applies.
"Computer resources" is an inclusive term referring to any and all computing\information technology: hardware, software and access. Hardware includes, but is not limited to, terminals, personal computers, workstations, printers, mice, monitors, cabling, peripheral devices. Software includes, but is not limited to, mainframe shared software, networked software, and stand-alone software residing on personal computers. Access includes, but is not limited to, accounts on timesharing systems as well as access to stand-alone personal computing systems and other relevant technology.
Employees and students of New York City College of Technology are provided with a City Tech E-mail account. The E-mail is to be used in accordance to the NYCCT Administrative Computer Use Policy and CUNY Policy on acceptable use of computer resources. Management and maintenance of e-mail systems are derived from and based up the CUNY Information Tech Security Procedures. It is the expectation of the College that the City Tech e-mail address is an official means of communication for College and University related activities.
Upon the exiting of the employee, the College E-mail will be disabled upon request by the Office of Instructional Staff Relations or Human Resources.
All City Tech full time faculty and staff are assigned a ‘Full-time’ network login and e-mail. This allows the user the ability to have a network home directory and access to e-mail via client software on a campus-issued computer.
All CityTech part time employees are assigned a ‘part-time’ network login and e-mail. This allows the user the ability to log onto the College network and access College technology resources. The user does not have a network home directory. E-mail access is obtained through a web browser only.
All City Tech students are assigned a City Tech e-mail account upon registration. Students will receive a notice from the College once their account has been created. It is the expectation of the College that the City Tech e-mail address be used for all College-related communications.
In accordance to collective bargaining agreements, all City Tech retirees are given the opportunity to have a University/CityTech retiree email account. In accordance to College procedure, the retiree must make a request to the Office of Instructional Staff relations or Human Resources in order to obtain a retiree e-mail account. The retiree e-mail account will be a separate system and will not provide access to the individual’s e-mail mailbox prior to retirement. The retiree e-mail will be a Microsoft 365 account that will have the @ret.citytech.cuny.edu suffix.