1. Earlham College licenses
the use of computer software from a variety of outside companies.
Earlham College does not own this software or its related documentation
and unless authorized by the software developer, does not usually
have the right to reproduce it except for backup purposes, and
2. With regard to Client/Server and network applications, Earlham
College employees shall use the software only in accordance with
the license agreements.
3. Earlham College employees shall not download or upload illegal
software over the Internet.
Earlham College employees learning of any misuse of software
or related documentation within the College shall notify the
Coordinator of Information Services or the Director of Computing
According to applicable copyright law, persons involved in the
illegal reproduction of software can be subject to civil
and criminal penalties including fines and imprisonment.
Earlham College does not condone the illegal duplication of software.
Earlham College employees who make, acquire, or use illegal
software shall be disciplined as appropriate following
the guidelines set forth in the Community Principles and Practices
and / or
the appropriate employee Handbook.
Any doubts concerning whether any employee may copy or use a
given software program should be raised with the Coordinator
Information Services or the Director of Computing Services
user requesting the right to install software (Power User
Rights) on college owned computers must sign a printed copy
acknowledging their intent to comply with this policy.
rights may require approval of the Department Head and are
removal under the following conditions:
this Software Piracy Policy
due to repeated installation of non-supported software.
See related information in the
Desk Service Level Agreement.
Here to download a signature copy of the
Software Piracy Policy. Signed copies should be sent to
Randy Kouns at Drawer 14.