This policy describes the assignment, use, and management of desk
and cellular telephones and mobile computing devices by
employees of Buffalo State.
Desk and cellular telephones and mobile devices are to be used
for official business-related activities only. Personal use of
telephones should be limited to emergency calls. Payment for
reimbursement of personal desk or cellular telephone calls
should be forwarded to the IFR and Recharge Accounting Office.
Personal use of laptops and other mobile devices should be kept
to a minimum.
Cellular Telephones and
Broadband Service Plans
Cellular telephones and broadband service plans may be assigned
only to employees whose duties and responsibilities require
immediate or remote communications capabilities. The assignment
of cellular telephones and broadband service plans must be
approved by the vice president for finance and management, who
will review assignments annually to ensure compliance with this
Each employee assigned a mobile device shall be primarily
responsible for its security and maintenance, and must
immediately report any theft, loss, damage, or vandalism of the
New York State law prohibits the use of handheld cellular phones
Questions about this policy may be directed to the Vice
President for Finance and Management's Office, ext 4311.
Source: Daily Bulletin, March 26, 2012