The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
The Community College of Allegheny County provides computing and networking services to members of the College community and other specified clients. Access to and use of computing and networking resources are privileges limited to authorized users and for approved purposes only.
Students using the network and college computers/applications should be aware of the CCAC policies regarding network access and technology use. Please refer to the following policy resources:
The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) was signed into law on August 14, 2008. Final regulations were issued on October 29, 2009. Enforcement of the HEOA provisions formally begins July 1, 2010 and all colleges and universities are required to make a good-faith effort at compliance. Several sections of the HEOA deal with unauthorized file sharing on campus networks, imposing three general requirements on all U.S. colleges and universities:
The following is CCAC’s plan for complying with HEOA and for combating the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials on the campus network.
Technology deterrent(s) used: Currently, CCAC has implemented a network appliance to regulate the network traffic to block or reduce the functionality of illegal file sharing applications. This device is continually monitored and routinely updated to ensure currency.
Periodic review of plan: The current approach and plan will be reviewed annually during the summer term.
CCAC provides a link to the EDUCAUSE maintained webpage listing of Legal Downloading resources.
Plan last reviewed/updated August 2016