About CUIT

Columbia University Information Technology (CUIT) provides Columbia University students, faculty and staff with central computing and communications services including email, telephone service, Web publishing, computer labs and electronic classrooms, course management and student information applications, office and administrative applications, and management of the high-speed campus Ethernet and wireless networks. CUIT also manages an array of computer labs, terminal clusters, ColumbiaNet stations, multimedia classrooms, and provides a variety of technical support services.

CUIT Organi zation Chart (pdf)

CUIT Organization

Security and Identity & Access Management manages:

  • IT Policies, Procedures, and Risk Assessment
  • Network Security
  • Application Security
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Internal/External IT Audit Coordination/Oversight

Technology Infrastructure manages the overall technology infrastructure including:

  • Data center, systems software, middleware
  • Disaster recovery strategy, business continuity planning
  • Desktop engineering, managed desktop deployment
  • Email
  • Engineering
  • Network
  • Research computing infrastructure
  • Servers
  • Web and Collaboration Infrastructure

Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions develops and supports administrative applications supporting Columbia University employees and students. Applications include:

  • Human Resources – PeopleSoft, interfaces to Benefits and many other applications
  • Enterprise Reporting – Data Warehouse, DARTS, Student Reporting, and reporting tools and applications
  • Student Information Services – student registration, info, admin
  • Finance – FAS, FFE, AP/CAR, CAPS, LDS, ECRT, and Procurement Document Management
  • Student reporting & business services

Instructional Support Systems supports education management/enabling platforms for faculty and students, including:

  • CourseWorks
  • Sakai

IT Business Services

  • All Finance functions including:
    • Billings, allocations
    • Operations budget – preparation, transactions, procurement, closings
    • Capital budget – preparation, account setup, reporting
    • Funding model – revenues/central funding, cost factors
  • Interactive Services (Web Design, Development, Implementation and Support)
  • Workforce planning and CUIT organization development
  • Recruiting, retention, Human Resources processes

PMO – Program Management Organization

  • Integration/coordination of project management methodologies and logistics
  • Definition/management of PMO templates, status reports, service level reporting
  • Assignment and management of CUIT project managers to projects based on priorities

Client Support Services provides a variety of solutions and services that cross all University units and clients, including:

  • Service Desk – Triage, IT, Voice
  • Phone/desktop ordering/workflow
  • Desktop/PDA Support
  • Phone installation/field support