Computer Use Guidelines

OCCC's public access computers are available for use by the general public (people not enrolled
in classes or affiliated with the College's instruction or operation) within the following guidelines:


  • Computer users must follow the guidelines for acceptable and unacceptable use stated in the OCCC Computer and Information Use Policy and Harassment (Policy 830, Section 1., B.), as well as Sexual Harassment (Policy 820). Violation of these policies will result in denial of use of the College's public access computers. (Copies of this policy are available from the College Library and Student Services Departments).
  • Use of the College's public access computers by the general public is subject to use limitations depending on demand levels by users affiliated with the College. The College reserves the right to limit access to these computers as needed.
  • Use of the college's public access computers by the general public is limited to a maximum of one hour per day.
  • Users under the age of sixteen must have a signed copy of the written Permission To Use OCCC Computers release form on file with the OCCC Student Services Department in order to use the college's public access computers and information services.

Please read more concerning Patron Responsibilities and Conduct.

Computers and Computer Viruses

Oregon Coast Community College is not responsible for loss of student work, data, software, or hardware caused by computer viruses or any malfunction of college computers, including all computer hardware and software. Students are responsible for maintaining virus-free data disks before using college computer equipment and for storing data files on diskettes. The College is not responsible for data files left on college computer hard drives.