Information Technology Updates


Student Planning tool replaces WebAdvisor effective June 20

Austin Community College will discontinue the WebAdvisor registration system for credit courses (accessed via the “Express register” link in Online Services) at midnight Sunday, June 19. Beginning Monday, June 20, students will use the Self-Service Student Planning tool … Continue reading

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Is your email password safe?

Many of you may have seen recent news stories that over 270 million email accounts, including Google accounts, have been hacked. I want to assure everyone that the ACC email accounts administered by Google haven’t … Continue reading

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ALERT: New W-2 phishing email

Several ACC employees have received an email with instructions on claiming your electronic W-2 that leads to an offsite link. The link has been constructed in such a way as to look like ACC’s legitimate … Continue reading

Security Update

New Phishing Email

Many of you may have received an email from an ACC employee with what looks like a link to a Dropbox file. This is not a legitimate message. Please do not click on the link. … Continue reading

Colleage UI and Google Chrome compatability

Colleage UI and Google Chrome compatability

The very latest version of Chrome(version 42) released overnight has dropped support for many browser plugins including the Silverlight plugin necessary for Colleague UI to function properly. While we research a solution please switch to … Continue reading

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How are hackers attacking us now

Let me tell you an interesting story; a story about how hackers are successfully attacking ACC’s email system. And then I’ll tell you some ways to protect yourself. I know this is a little long, … Continue reading

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