|Responsible University Administrator:||Vice Provost for Academic Affairs|
|Responsible Officer:||Chief Information Officer|
|Current Revision Date:||02/19/13|
|Next Review Date:||02/19/17|
|End of Policy Date:||N/A|
Recent case law, as well as appropriate business practice, makes it necessary for the university to create and maintain parameters regarding employee use of email for official business.
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the use of email for official business.
All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.
|Refers to “electronic mail,” which is correspondence between individuals through electronic means. (No hyphen necessary: Associated Press Style.)|
All university employees must use their @USM.edu email account for all university business, including receiving and responding to emails.
Use of @USM.edu accounts should replace any email accounts that an employee may have currently routed through a different server.This procedural change is implemented at the directive of the Executive Cabinet.
The Chief Information Officer is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
02/19/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing of punctuation and usage throughout.