It is in the notice of the University that certain websites, discussion forums, blogs etc., lure students into using unfair means and resources in the name of facilitating students. Beware that such websites, forums, blogs etc., fraudulently gain access to your personal information and passwords, in order to use them for unlawful practices. Any website URL not ending with ” .vu.edu.pk” does not belong to VU and the University is not, in anyway, associated with such websites and students who use/visit such websites do so at their own risk.

 Students are advised to stay away from such sites and keep their personal information and passwords very secure. Please remember: Students will be held responsible for any action taken using their login/password.

 Students using material from these websites or placing their solutions on these sites will be considered as aiding or abetting the use of unfair means. The University reserves the right to proceed against such students accordingly.

 Students are also advised to carefully read the “Official Email Policy for Students” and “Protect your LMS & VU Email Accounts” announcements available under “IMPORTANT NOTIFICATIONS” on VULMS.

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Official E-Mail Policy for Students of Virtual University of Pakistan

“Any students indulged in these kinds of activities [Official E-mail Policy] will have their e-mail accounts blocked and will only be restored upon paying a fine / penalty as proposed by the University.”

   

1.      Use of email

Email is a mechanism for official communication within the Virtual University of Pakistan.  The University has the right to expect that such communications will be received and read in a timely fashion in order to stay current with University-related communications. 

 

2.      Confidential Information & Privacy

Users should exercise extreme caution in using email to communicate confidential or sensitive matters, and should not assume that email is private and confidential.  It is especially important that users are careful to send messages only to the intended recipient(s).  Particular care should be taken when using the "reply" command during email correspondence.

 

3.      Impersonation

It is a violation of University policies, for any user of official email addresses to impersonate a University office, faculty/staff member, or student. 

 

4.      Security

Users are solely responsible for the security of their passwords. E-mail users are expected to keep their passwords secure by not sharing it with anyone at all, and frequently changing it.

 

5.      NTISB Guidelines

In the light of National Telecommunication & Information Security Board's promulgated guidelines through Cabinet Division regarding POLICY FOR The INTERNET, INTRANET, WEB-SITES AND E-MAIL IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS, the following policy has been formulated by the Virtual University of Pakistan.

   

(a)    It is a violation of University’s policy to impersonate/imitate any of the official e-mail IDs of the University office, faculty/staff members or even students.

   

(b)   All VU students should refrain from any political and/or religious discussions via VU e-mail accounts.

   

(c)    Any mail with more than 20 recipients is prohibited.

   

(d)   Do not participate in email chain letters.

   

(e)    Do not send unnecessary large attachments.

   

(f)    Do not spam other users by sending junk mail.

   

(g)   Do not send messages to large distribution lists.

   

(h)   Do not send email under names other than your own.

   

(i)     Using your VU email for sending any messages that are irrelevant to your work especially ones that are “hate mail”, “critical to religious beliefs”, “hoaxes”, “disinformation”, “Politically motivated” etc., are strictly prohibited.

   

(j)     Any students indulged in these kinds of activities will have their e-mail accounts blocked and will only be restored upon paying a fine/penalty and will be dealt with Student Disciplinary Rules of the University.

   

(k)   All students should report such kinds of emails to VU on misuse@vu.edu.pk

   

(l)     In the case of severe violation, the University may report the case to NR3C / FIA cyber crime wing for further necessary action.

Protect Your Accounts

Dear Students,

 

Your Student ID and password gives you access to your LMS and VU email accounts. If someone else obtains your password which is your personal digital key, he/she can use your account to access your private data, including your personal profile, emails, assignments, MDB, GDB, Quizzes and can alter your secret information to retrieve forgotten password. Furthermore, he/she may perform illegal activities in your name and will remain undetected, unless you eventually change your password. You are advised to treat your password(s) as confidential information not to share with anybody.  Follow the guidelines below to protect your LMS and VU Email accounts from unauthorised access.

 

  • You are YOURSELF responsible for the security of your LMS and VU Email passwords and login credentials.
  • Do not share your passwords with anybody.
  • Make separate passwords for LMS and VU Email accounts respectively.
  • Do not use Remember Password feature of internet browser.
  • Change your LMS and VU Email passwords at least once a week and immediately whenever you feel someone might know your password.
  • Do not re-use your old passwords.
  • Passwords should not be based on personal information including name, birthday, address, phone number, etc.
  • A password should be at least 8 characters long, easier for you to remember but harder for someone else to guess.  
  • A password should be a non-dictionary word containing upper and lowercase letters, numbers and special characters. 

Contact password@vu.edu.pk for further assistance.

VU IT Department

 

Good

Thanks for information

Dont share ur passwords with anyone 

THNx ALOT!!!

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