Change announced in process for Privileged Access Confidentiality Agreement forms St. Thomas Newsroom July 31, 2006 Change announced in process for Privileged Access Confidentiality Agreement forms The divisions of Human Resources and Information Resources and Technologies announce a change to the process by which the university collects the Privileged Access Confidentiality Agreement (PACA) forms. The PACA form is an agreement signed by UST employees that acknowledges their responsibility to protect the confidentiality of the private information they need in order to do their jobs, as well as to protect the computing environment in which they work. By signing this agreement, an employee also acknowledges his or her responsibility to read and abide by the University of St. Thomas Policy on Responsible Use of University Computing Resources located on this IRT Web page. Beginning July 1, 2006, the PACA form was, and will continue to be, included in the new employee paperwork completed in Human Resources by all new employees, including faculty, staff and students. This change has been implemented as part of an ongoing effort to safeguard the integrity and responsible use of the university’s data resources. The PACA form has been, and continues to be, a requirement for access to the Banner Computing System. Current employees who have not completed the PACA form and now require Banner access will be asked to complete that form as a part of the request for access. What does this mean for you? If you are a current employee who does not need access to Banner Resources, you don’t need to do anything. If you are a current employee who already has access to Banner Resources, you don’t need to do anything. If you are a current employee who has not completed the PACA form and now needs access to Banner Resources, visit the Banner Orientation Web site to learn more about setting up a Banner account. If you are a new employee, you will need to fill out the PACA form with all of your other new employee paperwork. Questions regarding the PACA form may be directed to Human Resources, (651) 962-6510.