The Office of Information Technology (OIT) oversees all aspects of information technology for the University of Minnesota’s five campuses, regional extension offices, and research and outreach centers.
Responsible administratively to the U of M system senior vice president for academic administration, OIT encompasses technology planning, activities, projects, and organizations. The office directs the operations, services, and resources that support the University's mission and its central and distributed technology requirements. In addition to systemwide responsibility for IT infrastructure systems, services, and support, OIT provides guidance to central and collegiate units throughout the system and state and serves as a catalyst for leveraging technology to advance and support extraordinary education, breakthrough research, and dynamic public engagement. OIT also implements a systemwide strategic plan addressing the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century IT services and support in advancing the academic priorities and operational excellence of the University.