Sponsored Projects: TikTok Restrictions

Federal regulation prohibits TikTok or any product or app made by ByteDance Limited being installed on any device used in the performance of specific awards. This regulation applies on a contract-by-contract basis. If it is in an award, the PI will be notified and will communicate with all personnel.

Important! If this regulation is not included in awards you work on, it doesn't apply to you. 

  • Applies to any device, personally-owned or Cornell-owned, including cell phones and computers. The requirement applies to any device used to perform even simple activities such as making phone calls or answering email related to the award. 

How is Cornell complying? PIs on impacted awards will be asked to sign an attestation stating that they have communicated the requirement to everyone working on the award.