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Labs :: Lab Event Scheduling

You'll find all the information you need to schedule an event in an ITS-managed lab on this page; if you're reserving a facility for use by an off-campus organization, please follow the instructions under Off-Campus Groups.

Policy :: Suggested Voicemail Greetings

It's not always easy to write your own script for your voicemail greeting, especially when you're out of the office because of an external decision such as that involving furlough days. We've prepared the following "greetings templates" to help you construct your own personalized greetings.

Security :: Hardware Personal Information Protection

The best way to protect personally identifiable or other confidential information stored on a computer is to encrypt it. However, encryption can reduce performance on the computer and increase the complexity of using the applications on it. Therefore, if the computer is properly protected with strong, complex passwords and at current software and virus patch levels, deciding to encrypt data is a decision based on trade-offs between risk and performance.

Security :: Create and Maintain Strong Passwords

Information protection starts with account protection. If your account is secure and can't easily be accessed by a stranger, the information you store in that account will also be safe. While you are associated with Humboldt State University, you are responsible for keeping your HSU account information and all activity relating to that account secure.

Security :: Securing Confidential Information

The Board of Trustees of the California State University (CSU) system, of which Humboldt State University (HSU) is a part, is responsible for protecting the confidentiality of the personally-identifiable information held by the system. The Board is also responsible for the security of the equipment on which this information is stored and processed, and for the related privacy rights of the CSU students, faculty, and staff with regard to this data.

It is the collective responsibility of the CSU, its executives, managers, faculty, and staff to ensure:

Email :: Configuring and Using Email Aliases

In addition to your email address (your preferred email address), you can also use; this is known as your formal email alias and is assigned automatically for faculty and staff. All emails sent to your formal email alias will automatically be redirected to your preferred email address so that all your mail is delivered to a single email inbox.

Email :: Barracuda Setup Instructions

Please note: As of February 22, 2011, incoming mail for the domain will now go directly to Google's Mail servers, and will bypass our Barracuda Spam filters. Spam filtering/flagging will therefore be handled by Google. You can still access the Barracuda Spam filters (for older mail that got quarantined).

For more detailed information download the Barracuda's End User Manual

Guides :: Account Activation Checklist

All new faculty, staff, and students must complete the Account Activation Checklist prior to accessing email and other computer accounts.

Accessibility :: Website Development for Accessibility

The Internet is one of the most important communications media used at Humboldt State University. It connects users to information sources and to each other, delivers coursework, and enables self-service administrative tasks such as registering for classes. Web pages must be reasonably accessible to enable students, faculty, staff, and the general public to participate fully in the HSU community.   

Accessibility :: General Accessibility Policy

January 2002 P02-01 Supersedes P01-4, P98-05 Humboldt State University Policy and Procedures for Accommodating Individuals with Disabilities I. POLICY It is the policy of Humboldt State University to provide equal access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to participate in any program, service, or opportunity provided by the campus, including access to the content and services of World Wide Web pages authored by the University. II. TERMS