Eastern Michigan University

Personal Accounts

Personal accounts are not owned or controlled by EMU but are owned or controlled by a person or entity legally differentiated from the university.

  • EMU staff member owns and pays for an account with a web service provider and maintains a web site on that company’s web server
  • An EMU administrative employee owns a private email account on Yahoo.com
  • An EMU faculty member has a private Dropbox account for storing and backing up

Please note:  All Board of Regents and I.T. policies listed below are now available in     EMU PolicyTech .  

  • Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy: 3.1
  • Personal and Private Folder Policy 7.3.P.2

Also see the Laws/Regulations/Policies cited in Personal Devices.

 Additional Resources

Back up support:

  • Personally owned devices: Faculty, staff and student CrashPlan licenses should be acquired directly from the vendor. A discount is also available to EMU students and employees when signing up at https://crashplan.com/emich with an EMU email address
Using Personal Accounts

The permitted (Yes), the not permitted (No), and those needing to contact I.T. (Contact I.T.) are listed in three columns in the matrix below.

               YES                                        NO                
     CONTACT I.T.        
Note: Don't see what you need? Email the I.T. Security Team at [email protected].