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Acceptable Use Policy

The San Mateo Union High School District offers student access to the district computer network for electronic mail and the internet.  To gain access to email and the internet all students under the age of 18 must obtain parental permission. 

Acceptable Use Agreement 

Política de uso aceptable 


Responsible Use Policy

The responsible use policy directs all students in the San Mateo Union High School District to embrace a common set of guiding principles as they utilize technology to enhance their learning, collaborate, and communicate with school and community members. The Chromebook Agreement further outlines student expectations regarding the use of their district provided chromebooks.

Student Responsible Use Policy


Bark for Schools

Monitoring of District issued devices and accounts for student safety is critically important to SMUHSD, which is why we use Bark for Schools to help us protect our students both online and in real life while using our school-issued accounts. Bark monitors for signs of potential issues like: cyberbullying, suicidal ideation, sexual predators, threats of violence, and more. When possible dangers arise on school-issued accounts, Bark for Schools sends SMUHSD alerts so we can address the situation in a timely manner. These alerts also give us insights that help us promote the wellness of the entire student body. We strive to help keep our students safe online. 

For more information please visit Bark for Schools website: or contact the Director of Student Services, Don Scatena at

Student Help Desk


Phone: 650-558-2480