Library Computer Use
The IWV library features ten desktop workstations for quiet research and study. Printing is available from the desktop computers with an active Pay4Print account.*
The library also has 10 laptops available for checkout. These laptops do not leave the library. Printing is not available through library laptops at this time.
All computers are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Learning resource centers at each campus site have computers available for student use. Check with your local campus center for more information.
All campus computer use is subject to our computer use rules.
*Please see the Cerro Coso Business Office for more information about Pay4Print accounts or to deposit money in your account.
The Cerro Coso Community College Learning Resource Center computers are for academic research through the LRC web page only.
Access to computer resources imposes responsibilities and obligations on the part of users. Users, therefore, are expected to demonstrate respect for others' rights including the right to access information freely and the right to work in a secure, harassment-free environment.
The following policy statements, as well as all local, state, and federal laws relating to copyrights, security, first amendment rights, and sexual harassment statutes shall apply to students, employees, and other users of Kern Community College District's computing facilities.
All users are expected to understand and follow College/District guidelines for use of computer resources.
Access to computers will be based on the following priorities:
- Students, faculty, and staff attending scheduled courses or short-term classes and/or training programs.
- Students working on class assignments or research related to class assignments.
- All others on a first come first served basis.
Inappropriate and unauthorized computer uses, subject to disciplinary action as listed below, include the following:
- Cheating, plagiarizing, furnishing false information, or performing acts of academic dishonesty.
- Disrupting the normal operation of the Colleges and/or District.
- Monopolizing resources to create unnecessary traffic, broadcasting inappropriate electronic mail and messages; transmitting electronic chain letters or other requests for money; distributing media known to contain computer viruses.
- Copying, distributing, either free or for monetary gain, copyrighted software or electronic information without paying the specified fee.
- Unauthorized sharing and/or attempting to access computer accounts, passwords, and codes of other users.
- Unauthorized commercial use of College or District computer resources for individual or private gain.
- Inappropriately transmitting, receiving, or copying obscene or abusive materials.
- Accessing or attempting to access student or employee information for any purpose not specifically job related.
- Unauthorized use of College or District resources to play games or participate in multi-user interactive entertainment.
- Unauthorized storing or installing of personal software on College or District computers.
Offenders will be subject to any and all of the following:
- Suspension or Loss of computing and networking access
- College disciplinary actions
- Civil proceedings
- Criminal prosecution