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Use of CU Boulder’s IT resources is governed by policies issued by the University of Colorado System, the Office of the VC for IT & CIO, the Office of Information Technology, individual campus IT departments, as well as state and federal laws. Users of campus IT resources are responsible for understanding the privileges and responsibilities extended by those policies and laws, detailed on the web pages referenced below.

CU System Administrative Policies

Administrative Policy Statements (APS) provide guidance, procedures and requirements for all three University of Colorado Campuses. These policies are based on external and internal mandates, laws and regulations and are developed and revisited by the offices of the University president and vice presidents.

CU-Boulder Policies & Guidelines

The CU Boulder policy library serves as the official repository for all campus-wide policies providing resource links to campus department and unit-specific policies, as well as links to university-wide policies implemented by CU System. Here you can find accurate and up-to-date policy information for the campus community.

IT Standards

Review policies and prodecures of the office of the Vice Chancellor for IT. Standards include Vulnerbility Management, Secure Computing for Computers and Secure Computing for Servers.

Foundational Services

Review the Foundational IT Services at CU Boulder.

Any questions or concerns related to IT Policies may be sent to the IT planning and policy office at