Since its inception, the University has been absolutely committed to ensuring open discourse and the free expression of viewpoints and beliefs. The commitment includes ensuring that academic dialogue is free from unwarranted institutional intrusion and oversight. With the values of open discourse and institutional restraint as guideposts, the purpose of this University-wide policy is to articulate and promote the ethical, legal, and secure use of information technology by all members of the University of Chicago community and to confirm the University’s responsibilities in connection with accessing such information. For the full text of the policy, please visit the The University of Chicago Policy on Information Technology Use and Access page.