Louisburg College provides each student and employee a campus email account via Google Mail. Campus email is designated as the primary method for Louisburg College to communicate with students. Every enrolled student, and current faculty and staff member has an official Louisburg College e-mail address established and assigned by Information Technology. Faculty members will use the official College e-mail address to communicate with a student registered in their classes as well as send messages directly from their Class Portals. Additionally, all administrative offices using e-mail to correspond with enrolled students will do so via this address. Students are expected to check their official e-mail address on a frequent and consistent basis in order to stay current with College communications. A student's failure to receive and read College communications delivered to his/her e-mail address in a timely manner does not excuse the student from knowing and complying with the content and instructions of such communications.
Students are allowed to forward their e-mail from their official College e-mail address to another provider, but do so at their own risk. Louisburg College is not responsible for the handling of e-mail of other service providers. Having e-mail forwarded does not absolve students from knowing and complying with the content of communications sent to their official College e-mail address.
No e-mail may be sent or forwarded through a College system or network for purposes that violate College policy and/or constitute an illegal or criminal action.
Electronic mail is considered private, confidential information and will be kept as private as possible. Attempts to read another person's e-mail will be treated with the utmost seriousness. No College employee or system administrator will read any mail unless deemed absolutely necessary in accordance with specific job requirements or by judicial subpoena. The College makes every effort to respect e-mail privacy and adhere to state and federal statutes governing e-mail confidentiality. However, the College reserves the right to investigate virus and illicit activity that can be introduced through e-mail systems.
Additionally, if requested by the person assigned to the e-mail account, Information Technology may enter the specific e-mail account to assist with problem identification and resolution. Users should be aware that deletion of electronic information will not erase such information from the system storage until overwritten with other data. This can result in the information residing in the College's network either on various back-up systems/media until such time as the information is overwritten.
SPAM e-mail or other on-line messages such as chain letters, obscene, harassing, and/or other unwelcome messages are prohibited. Unsolicited e-mail messages to multiple users are prohibited unless explicitly used for College instruction and/or business purposes. Exceptions must granted by the appropriate College authority. All messages must show accurately from where and from whom the message originated, except in cases where anonymous messages are invited. Louisburg College reserves the right to refuse mail and other communications from outside hosts that send unsolicited, mass or commercial messages, or messages that appear to contain virus and/or illicit material. The College will refuse, filter and/or disregard such messages.