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Student Affairs



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Policy Title:
Residence Hall Telecommunications Policy

Document Number:
7606

Effective Date:
September 01, 1991


This policy item applies to:
State-Operated Campuses
Table of Contents
Summary

Policy
Definitions
Other Related Information
Procedures
Forms
Authority
History
Appendices


Summary

The State University of New York (University) authorizes University campuses to use different options for charging students and for providing the service for different types of telecommunications services, including but not limited to the Dormitory Income Fund Reimbursable (DIFR) program; the Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR) program; and contracts between individual students and either the campus-based Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) or directly with commercial service providers.


Policy

A.   Telecommunications services provided in student rooms located in residence halls may be charged to students in one or more of the following ways:

These options are largely independent of the type of entity actually providing the service.

B.   When a telecommunication service is charged to students in rooms through the DIFR program, the following principles will apply, regardless of the type of actual service provider:

C.   When a telecommunications service is charged directly to individual students in dormitory rooms utilizing the IFR program, the following principles will apply, regardless of the type of actual service provider:

D.   When a telecommunication service in student dormitory rooms is charged through contracts between individual students and either the campus-based auxiliary services corporation (ASC) or commercial service provider(s), the following principles will apply, regardless of the type of service provider:


Definitions

Telecommunications — a broad range of potential services, including but not limited to telephone, television, video, and data transmission.


Other Related Information

Auxiliary Services Corporations Guidelines

Fees, Rentals, and Other Charges


Procedures

There are no procedures relevant to this policy.


Forms

There are no forms relevant to this policy.


Authority

State University of New York Board of Trustees Resolution, 71-187, adopted June 30, 1971.


History

Memorandum to presidents from senior vice chancellor, 90-4, dated June 14, 1990 regarding dormitory telecommunications policy.


Appendices

Auxiliary Services Corporations Administrative Requirements - Exhibit B1