List of Departments

Academic and Research Services

Provides and supports a number of applications and services designed specifically for students, faculty and researchers

Classroom and Desktop Technologies

Develops, manages and maintains classroom technologies

Client Device Engineering

Responsible for the design and engineering of device management solutions and the standardization of client device platforms

Client Relations and Service Fulfillment

Responsible for the IT Service Desk, providing specialized computer support, and voice and mobile services

Client Solutions and Email Systems

Provides email and related services to the Columbia community

Data Center and Operations Support Services

Provides secure storage for University data

Data Center Facilities

Manages, maintains and updates the University Data Center

Data Protection and Application Security

Reviews data protection within central University applications


Manages change in sequencing and automating background processes

Desktop Support

Provides computing support for University-owned computers

DevOps and Enterprise Integration

Develops and facilitates best practices for University-wide IT collaboration processes and provides web publishing platforms

Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions

Provides access to University data for organizational reports and analytics

Enterprise Content Management

Provides content storage and business processes solutions

Finance and HR PeopleSoft Systems

Supports and enhances the infrastructure, application development and operations of the University's web-based systems

Finance and Vendor Management

Responsible for all financial-related activity in support of CUIT service operations and delivery

Financial Front End Applications

Manages FINSYS and ECRT

Identity and Access Management

Manages online and physical identities and access

Information Technology Risk Management

Evaluates IT environments for IT risks and mitigations

Infrastructure Engineering and Network Support Services

Designs and maintains the University network and servers

IT Internal Controls

Ensures CUIT's commitment to IT best practices, regulatory requirements and audit recommendations

Network Field Services

Manages the installation and maintenance of the University's network connectivity

Network Security Development and Special Projects

Secures the University's networks and data

Network Security Monitoring

Responsible for network monitoring and trend analysis

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Delivers high-quality, stable and secure technology solutions and services to the Columbia community

Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

Provides information security and IT risk management for all the schools within Columbia University, excluding CUMC

Office of the Chief Technology Officer

Establishes the vision and strategy for technology and IT enterprise architecture

Portfolio Management

Provides effective project execution and service delivery

Research Services

Provides technological resources to Columbia's top-notch research community

Service Desk

Walk-in and call centers provide IT support and solutions to the Columbia community

Student Applications Systems Development

Responsible for the systems that enable student registration, transcripts, housing, financial aid and billing

System Support, Database Administration and Change Control

Supporting University infrastructure and databases and systematizing changes at CUIT

Storage, Backup, Disaster Recovery and Mainframe Support

Responsible for the University's backup and storage infrastructure

Talent Services

Responsible for the recruitment, development and cultivation of a highly diverse and talented workforce

Voice and Mobile Services

Letting Columbia's voices be heard

Web and Mobile App Services

The University's one-stop shop for custom mobile and web solutions, design, maintenance and support