Policies and Standards

The links below include content found in the IT Services Knowledge Base, as well as in other university or external resources. All documents are under regular review and Miami University reserves the right to revise or amend any existing policy or procedure. If you have any questions or comments regarding the information contained on this website, please contact itpolicy@MiamiOH.edu.

Current IT Policies, Standards, Procedures & Guidelines

General Technology Information

Responsible Use of Computing Resources at Miami University

Retention of Electronic Records (Office of General Counsel)

Copyright & Fair Use

Unauthorized Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Policy

File Sharing

Directory Services

Active Directory Standard – Naming Objects


Mailing Bulk or Broadcast E-mail Messages

Student Email Policy (Student Handbook 1.14/Graduate Handbook 2.8)

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence Information Governance Policy

IT Purchases

Purchasing Handbook (4.00 Commodity Specific Purchases)

IT Software and Cloud Services Risk Review and Software Guidance

Mobile Devices

Mobile Device Security Standards


Online Privacy Statement

Security Management

Confidential Information Policy (Miami University Policy and Information Manual - Section 3.22)

Fixed / Installed Camera Policy

Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) Policy

Miami University Confidential Information Guidelines and Technical Standards

Payment Card Data Security Policy


Vulnerability Management Standard

Wildcard SSL Certificates