Projects and Initiatives

CUIT's mission is to deliver high-quality, stable, and secure technology solutions and services to the Columbia community, while providing the IT leadership required to guide the University on its path toward the future. To achieve this, in addition to normal activities that support the day-to-day needs of students, faculty, researchers and staff, CUIT leadership strategically selects projects and initiatives that are operationally sound, customer service oriented and Columbia relevant in an effort to strengthen, improve and modernize IT at Columbia.

Some recent statistics:

  • CUIT undertook 114 projects and initiatives from July 2015-June 2016, and achieved a completion rate of 89%
  • CUIT undertook 145 projects and initiatives from July 2016-June 2017, and achieved a completion rate of 92.38%
  • CUIT will undertake 195 projects and initiatives from July 2017-June 2018.

Highlights from CUIT's Projects and Initiatives for July 2017-June 2018

  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Enterprise Active Directory
  • WiFi Expansion
  • Research Cloud Consulting Service
  • Time & Labor and Absence Management
  • ISSO Sunapsis Implementation
  • Sybase Retirement
  • FFE - Tools Upgrade
  • ARC 9.2 Upgrade
  • Provost Academic Appointment Letters (PAAL)
  • Columbia Sites
  • Grants Financial Dashboard for Researchers