University Vision Statement
Lincoln University is a premier,
historically Black University that combines the best elements of a liberal arts
and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum, and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological and global society.
Lincoln University is committed to our applicants,
students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, supporters, and the general
public. We are dedicated to protecting your privacy whether we deal with you in
person, on the telephone, via US mail or through internet access. Please feel
free to browse this site without concern about disclosure of any personally identifiable
Information You Choose to Provide
In order to better serve you,
Lincoln University provides the option for specific information to be supplied
online relative to the admission process. This information is used to service
requests; for information about Lincoln University, reservations for campus tours,
and to provide an easy way to keep the University informed of changes in your
personal information. In each instance it is your choice to provide such information.
If you choose to complete an online form, please be advised that the personal
information obtained from the form enables a more efficient administrative process
and assists the University in the compilation of non-personal statistical data
as required by law. The personal information provided by you will be kept confidential
and used only by specific agencies and employees on your behalf.
Portions of this website contain links to other websites and resources
not governed by the University. Lincoln University does not control information
on any other site or linked sites. Lincoln University is not responsible for their
content. Lincoln University’s inclusion of third-party sites (links) does not
imply any endorsement of the material on the site or, unless expressly disclosed
otherwise, any sponsorship, affiliation or association with its owner, operator
machine, time, and pages visited (normal web logging info).
WebCT is a web-based system used by Lincoln University faculty
to interact with students and deliver course material on-line. It includes testing
features and may carry students’ test, assignment, and course grades. If you are
required to use WebCT in your coursework you will be issued a UserID and password
that protects your personal information. Testing and grading information in the
course can be seen only by you, your faculty member and teaching assistants, and
the WebCT administrators.
Information technologies, including computers, computer
files, the e-mail system, the telephone system, Internet access, information systems,
and software are Lincoln property intended for use in teaching, learning, research
and University business. Usage may be monitored to ensure compliance with this
policy and to properly manage technology.
University facilities, including
the information technologies, may not be used to solicit others for commercial
ventures, religious or political causes, outside organizations, or other non-business
University facilities may be used appropriately for personal as
well as professional communication, and for any activities that support the lifelong
learning of community members.
and Account Security
Information technologies are protected
and controlled through the use of accounts and passwords. Technology users may
not share their accounts or passwords, and may not use the accounts or passwords
of others. No member of the University community has a legitimate reason to ask
for your password. You should immediately report any attempt to discover your
password to the Chief Information Technology Officer (email@example.com) for
Lincoln prohibits the use of information and communication
technologies in ways that are disruptive, offensive, or harmful to others. For
example: The display or transmission of sexually explicit images, messages, and
cartoons may be offensive to others and may constitute an incident of sexual harassment.
Other such misuse include, but are not limited to: ethnic slurs, racial comments,
“off-color” jokes, or anything that may be construed as harassment or showing
disrespect for others.
Lincoln University supports and obeys laws designed
to protect intellectual property through the use of copyrights, trademarks, and
patents. The information contained on this website are copyrighted by Lincoln
University. The data and documentation are supplied as is, without any accompanying
services from Lincoln University. Lincoln University does not warrant that the
data is error-free. The end-user understands that the data were developed for
institutional and educational purposes and is advised not to rely exclusively
on the data for any reason.
All information composed, transmitted, or received via
our computer communications systems is considered to be part of the official records
of Lincoln and, as such, is subject to disclosure to law enforcement or other
third parties. Personally identifiable information and any other information received
relative to student records such as, social security numbers and grades will not
be transmitted through the email system without encryption. Inquiries regarding
information contained on University records should be directed to the Registrar’s
or the Chief Information Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Security controls on technology are established to
protect individual privacy and to safeguard University information and physical
assets. All members of the community must respect these controls, refrain from
attempting to circumvent them, and report violations as they are discovered.
users should be aware that computers and networks are not totally secure. Communication
can be monitored; files can be copied and read. Users are asked to act accordingly.
The equipment, services, and technology provided to access the Internet
remain at all times the property of Lincoln. As such, Lincoln reserves the right
to monitor Internet traffic, and retrieve and read any data composed, sent, or
received through our online connections and stored in our computer systems. Monitoring
is performed with the utmost respect for individual privacy and confidentiality,
and exclusively for the purpose of maintaining a secure, smooth technology function.
Authorized University employees may perform monitoring. Users must not impede
this monitoring or make any attempt to monitor the communication of others.
of Website and Content Lincoln
University has the exclusive
right to control the content of its website. As such, we reserve the right in
our sole discretion to add, delete, or otherwise edit any documents, information
or other content including any material that may be construed as offensive. Violations
of this Policy Violations of this policy should be reported to the Chief Information
Technology Officer (email@example.com),
Director of Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or to any member of management. Any violation of this policy or any laws related
to the use of information and communication technologies will be subject to disciplinary