Certification Process for Entering UNCG IT Secure Areas


The computing infrastructures of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro are owned by the university and are provided to support the academic and administrative functions of the university. Use of this infrastructure is governed by United States law, North Carolina law, plus university policies and procedures.

Access to information technology resources is required to comply with all relevant federal and state data protection and disclosure standards (including HIPPA, FERPA, NC IDPA, FISMA), as well as the University Information Security Policy, and University Information Security Management Standards and Procedures. Compliance with University Information Security Management Standards requires physical and environmental security measures consistent with the International Organization for Standardization's ISO/IEC27002 Code of Practice for information security management.

All university personnel requesting unescorted access to IT Secure Areas (including IT wiring closets, campus network distribution centers, or data centers) must be certified by UNCG ITS to enter these areas. The following steps are required to complete the certification process:

  1. Applicants must read the following documents:
  2. Each applicant must complete the “Request for Access to ITS Restricted Secure Areas” form which requires a signature from their department head or director approving their access and their own signature indicating they have read, understand, and agree to abide by these policies and rules.