CUIT A-Z Index of Services
Download and/or purchase a variety of free and site-licensed programs, many customized for use at Columbia.
ARC is the University's new web-based financial system. It includes modules for general accounting, procurement, and project costing (tracking financial information over a project life).
- Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions
- Enterprise Reporting (Legacy) - As of the the close of FY'12 and with the implementation of the Financial ERP system, ARC, the data warehouse will exist as the Historical Data Store (HDS), a component within the University Data Store (UDS).
- Financial Systems (Legacy) - As of July 9, 2012, the legacy financial systems will be read only and in most cases have been replaced by ARC.
AP/CAR was the University's automated payment voucher processing system that has been replaced by ARC. It was used to electronically submit payment vouchers to Accounts Payable. It is available in READ-ONLY status as of July, 2012.
Many University-owned apartments for faculty, staff and students are wired for high-speed Ethernet connections.
Business Objects report delivery platform supporting the Business Objects suite of report development tools such as Crystal Reports, Web intelligence, Dashboard Builder, Live Office.
Blogs for individuals and groups at Columbia.
How to order cable TV, based on the options available in each residence hall.
CAPS (Columbia Assisted Purchasing System) - Read Only
CAPS was the University's backend purchase order system which was used only by purchasing.
For faculty and staff, Microsoft Office Professional and Outlook/Exchange provide core office software, network printer and copier sharing, and personal space and/or workgroup space for custom departmental applications.
SSL Server Certificates are available from CUIT to anyone managing a web server within a columbia.edu domain and for Columbia affiliated organizations with a non-columbia.edu domain.
As of the close of FY'12, and with the implementation of ARC, COB data will exist as the Historical Data Store (HDS), a component within the University Data Store (UDS).
Access to online campus information, email, and the Internet is available from these stations located in building lobbies, lounges, and libraries across campus.
RolmPhone and phonemail services, including automatic call processing systems, cable, and videoconferencing.
Public computing facilities offering Macintosh and Windows stations, printers, and a selection of software. See alsoPrinting.
Purchase discount programs for the Columbia community.
Online course materials (syllabi, assignments, etc.) and discussion groups.
The Columbia Web-based mail program you can use from any location with a web browser.
Provides resources and guidelines for secure computing.
As of the close of FY'12 and with the implementation of ARC, access to DARTS will exist as the Historical Data Store (HDS), a component within the University Data Store (UDS).
As of the close of FY'12, and with the implementation of ARC, historical financial data will exist as the Historical Data Store (HDS), a component within the University Data Store (UDS).
Desktop support onsite in your office. Configuration changes, software additions, modifications to local workstations, printers, or peripherals.
Delegated Identity Administration
A toll-free 800 number to access Columbia campus network from any remote U.S. location. See also Dial-Up Networking.
Dial-up access to the Columbia network and computing systems. See also Network and Dialup Access (800).
Supports instruction and research using numeric and geospatial data.
Information on equipment, devices, and assistance available in labs and clusters for students with mobility or R.S.I disabilities. See also Telecommunications services for People with Disabilities.
A number of classrooms have been outfitted to fill a variety of technological needs. Equipment includes computers, projection systems, DVD/CD players, VCRs, audio systems, and networking.
Provides Electronic document storage and retrieval capabilities
Free University-wide email service with centralized backed-up storage and extensive spam and virus filtering. See also Exchange/Outlook Services for Faculty and Staff, LionMail, and Mailing Lists.
Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions consists of DARTS (Departmental Advanced Tracking & Reporting), COB (Consolidated Operating Budget) and the Data Warehouse.
Microsoft Outlook/Exchange server provides e-mail and shared calendaring.
With the implementation of ARC, FAS functionality has been replaced and will remain open through the FY'12 close.
Financial Data Store (FDS) is part of the larger University Data Store (UDS). The main source of data for the FDS is the financial system, Accounting and Reporting at Columbia (ARC), and Labor Accounting (LA).
A number of the FFE modules will be replaced by ARC and will be available in a read only mode. The casual and support staff time tracking module will remain and has been retrofitted with the ARC chartfield.
A number of the FINSYS modules will be replaced by ARC with the exception of the Budget Tool and Cash modules.
See Service Desk.
A chronology of computing at Columbia from 1879 to the present.
See UNI (University Network ID) below. Also, CUIT Administrative ID's.
Suite of products enabling faculty, administrators and staff to move efficiently through each part of the grant and contract process from proposal development to post award management.
Design, development and maintenance interactive websites and web-applications – including Information Architecture, Web Design and building sites using a content management system.
Columbia University maintains certain policies with regard to the use and security of its computer systems, networks and information resources. All users of these facilities are required to adhere to these policies. These policies are meant to protect the University's computer systems, networks, data and other information resources.
Public computing facilities offering Macintosh and Windows stations, printers, and a selection of software. See also Printing, Lab Facilities for Students with Disabilities.
Microsoft Office Professional and Outlook/Exchange provide core office software, network printer and copier sharing, and personal space and/or workgroup space for custom departmental applications.
Use a single address to send mail to multiple people.
Microsoft software for download based upon eligibiltiy.
Blackberry mobile devices for email, calendar and contact lists. Cell phones and calling plans. See also Wireless Networking.
CUIT's NetPhone service is a modern voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone service available.
CUIT manages the high-speed campus network infrastructure, including access to the Internet and Internet II. See also Networking in Apartments, Wireless Networking, Cellular Services and VPN.
Microsoft Outlook/Exchange server provides e-mail and shared calendaring.
The University’s human resources system that integrates human resources, benefits, and payroll systems.
Personal computer backup service for Windows computers provided to departments and offices on the Morningside campus. See also Outlook/Exchange Services for Faculty and Staff.
For faculty and staff, RolmPhone and PhoneMail service options, change or add services, order special services such as automatic call processing systems. See also Cellular Services and Netphones.
Internet-based plagiarism-detection service
All computer users are expected to be familiar with Columbia University's policies on the use and security of University computer systems, networks and information resources.
Main system used to administer student financial aid.
Public computing facilities offer Macintosh and Windows stations, printers and a selection of software. See also Printing.
CUIT provides a number of high-speed laser printers located throughout campus.
Purchase discount programs.
Technologies that enable all faculty and staff to accomplish their work-related tasks while working remotely at any time.
Rascal provides Web access to compliance information for the Columbia research community.
All residence hall rooms are equipped with high-speed Ethernet connections. ResNet group provides on-site support.
For faculty and staff, RolmPhone and PhoneMail service options, change or add services, order special services such as automatic call processing systems. See also Netphones and Cellular Services.
CUIT provides resources and guidelines for ensuring computer and data security.
Collaboration environment to communicate, share documents, collaboratively edit and organization tools like calendar, membership, announcements, documents, and group work.
Purchase discount programs.
CUIT provides resources and guidelines for secure computing.
Physical and virtual server hosting, including system administration, maintenance, storage and backup services.
Telephone, online, and walk-in technical support. Contact point for MALTS, ResNet, and ApartmentNet onsite support.
A spam filter enables you to filter out unwanted messages.
SSL Server Certificates are available from CUIT to anyone managing a web server within a columbia.edu and for Columbia affiliated organizations with a non-columbia.edu domain.
Integrated system for admissions, student records (registration, grades, course/class, transcripts, certifications, degree audit), financial aid, student accounts, and housing.
For faculty and staff, RolmPhone and PhoneMail service options, change or add services, order special services such as automatic call processing systems. See also Mobile Phone Support.
Plagiarism detection software.
The repository where data from ARC, PAC/LA, Student and Historical/Legacy systems is stored.
Activate your UNI account to access computer services and electronic resources at Columbia. All Columbia students, faculty, and staff are eligible for a UNI.
Central time-sharing computer system for programming, file storage, etc.
Protect your computer with free anti-virus software that you can download.
Secure off-campus connections for faculty and staff.
For Exchange subscribers, access to Outlook/Exchange on the web
Web application allowing students of CU and its affiliate institutions to submit photos online for their ID cards.
CUIT manages the University web servers and provides storage space for personal and departmental web pages. Basic instructions on personal Web publishing. See also Web Services for departments and schools.
Creates new web sites, redesigns existing sites, as well as maintains sites for departments and schools, using CUIT content management system. See also Web Publishing.
A website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language.
Wireless networking is available in many campus locations. Instructions for configuring computer access. See also Cellular Services.