Security and Privacy
University faculty, staff, and contractors may not transmit confidential data via email and/or via email attachments unless the message and attachments are encrypted. See the link above "Encrypted Mail" for information on how to send encrypted mail.
When not using your own computer, we strongly suggest for your protection; you use the Privacy mode of the web browser when logging into your VCU account. See the link above "Private Browsing" for information on how to use your browser in "private mode."
VCU's Technology Policies, Guidelines & Standards
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) provides and maintains computing resources to support the University's mission critical operations of education, research, service, and administration. To ensure that these resources are used ethically, equitably, and legally by faculty, staff, and students, VCU has established certain guidelines, policies, and standards.
Google recognizes that schools expect Google to properly secure data and maintain the privacy of their information.
G Suite allows for 'sharing' information in some of the suite. The VCU Identity Manual establishes guidelines for effective use while adhering to university policies.