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Department of Information Technology

Employee Terms and Conditions of Use

By accepting possession of the computer, peripherals and software (equipment), I agree to the following terms and conditions:

This agreement covers the period from the date signed below through the lease end date of my employment term.

Throughout the agreement, I shall use the equipment in accordance with the Seton Hall University policies on the appropriate use of computer resources. I do not own the equipment; I have a "license" to use it only. I shall not permit any other person to process or use this equipment. Commercial use of this equipment is prohibited.

I understand that the equipment must be returned immediately if there is any change in my status as an employee at the University. This includes:

  • Transferring to a different department
  • Resignation
  • Leave of absence
  • Termination

I understand that I am subject to criminal prosecution or civil liability, and I will be assessed the full replacement cost of the equipment if not returned at the end of my employment at Seton Hall University.

It is my responsibility to give written notice to the Department of Information Technology of any change in my status as a Seton Hall employee, as well as any address or phone number changes until the equipment is returned to the university.

I understand that the Department of Information Technology will not supply any accessories associated with this laptop.  It is my department's responsibility to purchase the accessories for me to use.  This includes: Mouse, Monitors, Docking Stations, DVD Drives, Stylus, Special Cords (i.e.,  USB, video cable, etc.), USB Hubs, etc.

I understand that by signing this Agreement that I am fully responsible for the maintenance of the machine as long as I am employed by Seton Hall University.

In no event shall the Division of Information Technology be liable for any incidental, special, indirect, or consequential damage of whatever nature.  I am responsible for unreasonable damage to the equipment.

This laptop will be supported by the Department of Information Technology.

I understand that if there is any technical support needs, I will contact the Technology Service Desk for support.

If the issue is software related, I will authorize  IT to attempt to resolve my issue using Remote Support

If the issue is hardware related, I will have the laptop brought over to PC Support Services to have it repaired or replaced

I understand that I am responsible for storing /transferring my data and for backing it up to alternate media.

If the laptop is no longer under warranty, we will upgrade your laptop to the latest university supported model.

I understand that any incidents of loss, theft or damage must be reported to the Department of Information Technology as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours after the incident.

The University hereby disclaims all express and implied warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties relating to the equipment merchantability and fitness for a particular use. I agree to accept the equipment "as is." In no event shall the University be liable for any incidental, special, indirect, or consequential damage of whatever nature arising out of any claim alleging the University's failure to perform its obligations under which this agreement or its alleged breach of any duty.