Screen Lock Policy
In keeping with educational and industry security standards, the Screen Lock Policy will automatically lock the computer screen of any unattended employee office computer after 15 minutes of inactivity. Employees will need to re-enter their NetID Password to unlock the computer. This cybersecurity measure helps prevent others from viewing, accessing the digital information, or gaining access to accounts of unattended devices.
15-Minute Screen Lock Policy Overview
- The 15-Minute Screen Lock policy does not impact Classroom instruction and lab computers.
- The 15-Minute Screen Lock policy is only exempt for instructional facing classroom and lab computers, and accounts.
- The 15 minute Screen policy is applied to any computer that a user logs into with their NETID credentials.
- The 15-Minute Screen Lock policy does not affect background processes or sleep settings.
Support for Screen Lock Policy
If you experience any issues that you believe are related to this Screen Lock Policy, please contact the OIT Helpdesk.
Contact the IT Help Desk Using any one of the following methods: