University Policy

Admission to Valley View University (VVU) is available to any applicant who meets the academic and character reference requirements of the University and is willing to co-operate with the University’s policies.  Valley View University is owned, sponsored, and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  However, no particular religious commitment is required for admission; any applicant who will be comfortable within its religious, social, and cultural atmosphere may seek admission and be admitted.  However, admission to the University is a privilege but not a right, and may be withheld or withdrawn by the University at its discretion and in harmony with its regulations and policies.

The University does not discriminate on grounds of race, colour, creed, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, or marital status.  All that is required from any prospective and admitted student is to bear in mind that Valley View University is an integral part of the teaching ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and as such, it expects students (and employees) to uphold biblical principles of morality and deportment as interpreted by the Church.

Audio-Visual Policy

Audio-visual includes all forms of recorded materials (reel, cassette, video, etc), photographic films (motion pictures, film strips, slides, etc), and any other related electronic media.  The audio visual materials can be found in the Walton Whaley Library and the Harold Lee Library.

As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, the Library is also interested in collecting and making available Adventist audio-visual materials.  To this end, the Library maintains sermons and other audio-visual materials on the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which are available upong request.

Computer Use Policy

The Library public access computers are available for research and educational purposes only.  Members of local communities may use the computers for research and educational purposes, although preference may be given to students, faculty and staff of Valley View University.

All users of the public access computers in the Library should comply with the following conditions:

¨        The Library prohibits the use of public access computers for e-mail, games, chat, financial transactions or other recreational use.

¨        Library public access computers may not be used to view or transmit any indecent or obscene materials. The viewing of indecent materials in the Library is considered a case of sexual harassment and a violation of the Student Code of Conduct (See Valley View University Student Handbook). Such offenders will be subjected to the University disciplinary procedure.

¨        The Library reserves the right to restrict access to, and/or impose time limitations on the use of public access computers.

¨        The Library prohibits unauthorized installation of any software on public access computers.

¨        The Library prohibits theft, modification or destruction of Library hardware, software or data including display and desktop configurations.

¨        The Library prohibits unauthorized access to computing resources or accounts, or attempted evasion of system and network security measures.

Library staff reserves the right to monitor the use of public access computers and may contact ICT Assistant to report non-compliance with the Library’s Computer Acceptable Use Policy.

 

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