This page provides links to a wide array of policies, of both the University and the Department, that pertain to the use of our computing equipment.

House Rules

General department etiquette.


Who may print on which printers.

Connecting to the Department's Network

The FACIL policy on access to network ports.

Using Computing Resources at Brown University

This is the official word on being a good citizen online at Brown.

Support of Remote Computing - Faculty Only

Acquiring Unsupported Hardware

The facilities committee memo on acquiring hardware which is not supported by the technical staff. This is primarily for faculty purchasing through grants.