A Message from The Office of Information Technology

In accordance with new Texas state law, access to certain software applications and hardware products will no longer be available on Austin Community College District (ACC) WiFi and devices, effective Wednesday, August 9, 2023. 

Senate Bill 1893 was signed into law in June. The law prohibits the use of certain social media applications and services on devices owned or leased by governmental entities. 

The following applications are included in the ban. 

Prohibited Software/Applications/Developers

  • Alipay
  • ByteDance Ltd.
  • CamScanner
  • Kaspersky
  • QQ Wallet
  • SHAREit
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • TikTok
  • VMate
  • WeChat
  • WeChat Pay
  • WPS Office
  • Any subsidiary or affiliate of an entity listed above.

Prohibited Hardware/Equipment/Manufacturers

  • Dahua Technology Company
  • Huawei Technologies Company
  • Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company
  • Hytera Communications Corporation
  • SZ DJI Technology Company
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Any subsidiary or affiliate of an entity listed above.