Office of Information Technology

Welcome to the Office of Information Technology


OIT Overview

Many significant strides have been made over the last several years to integrate systems throughout campus so that they function interactively as an aggregate unit. Central to this effort has been the consolidation of divergent technology areas into a single Office of Information Technology (OIT) with a clearly defined mission.

This mission has been accomplished by taking a leadership role in university-wide strategic planning for information systems, creating user involvement, and recommending innovative uses of technology to meet the needs of the university. The OIT office works to expand and enhance the quality and quantity of information technology services. These services include: administrative computing, Web content management services, database administration, network services, and the management of the University’s helpdesk services. Additionally, it plays a vital role in facilitating the university’s utilization of technology to improve services to the public at the lowest cost. OIT responsibilities related to these services fall within the following domains:

Information Technology Staff

The Office of Information Technology includes Ellucian Higher Education on-site staff, Ellucian Higher Education corporate support, and University administrative staff.

Information Technology Resources

OIT maintains information on supported hardware, software site licenses, cost-savings opportunities, helpdesk services, Web content management services, user group activities, project management, and training. The Office also works with consultants to identify and provide appropriate IT information to meet campus needs.

Infrastructure Services

Infrastructure services are an array of utility, back office or foundation services including data, voice and video distribution networks, and administrative applications, which benefit institution-wide coordination.

Consulting and Expert Liaison

OIT provides advice and consulting service on the implementation and use of computing, Web, and communication technologies. Departmental collaborations establish a pipeline for technical leadership and expertise in emerging technologies.