The Library respects the privacy of patrons as dictated in the Texas Open Records Act; therefore, we do not inspect or monitor computers in the Library except during normal system management or maintenance. However, be aware that when you use one of the computers within the Library or when you connect remotely from any computer connected to the Internet, records of your computer use are automatically created. Such use constitutes consent to the use of these records. If records are lawfully demanded then they will be disclosed to appropriate authorities. If violations of the Alamo Community College District's (a.k.a. Alamo Colleges) are found, then records may be disclosed as appropriate.
See the following Alamo Community College District policies and procedures regarding appropriate use of information technology resources and the consequences of inappropriate use:
San Antonio College encourages research and educational uses of computer and networked resources and supports access to them unless restricted by law, institutional, or Alamo Community College District policy. The College is committed to making its computer network and operating systems accessible to as many authorized and legitimate users as possible. In addition, the College has the fiscal responsibility of securing its computer resources against unauthorized access and/or abuse. To further its mission of "helping students reach their full potential by developing their academic competencies," San Antonio College has established the following computer resources use guidelines:
General user rules can be summarized as:
Users who violate computer resources use policies and guidelines may be subject to one or more of these disciplinary actions as defined in the Student Code of Conduct (Sec. XIII Authorized Disciplinary Penalties):