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About University IT

University IT is a collaborative partnership of the four IT units within Stanford’s Business Affairs organization, all dedicated to delivering world-class service and technological solutions in support of research, teaching and learning, administration, and healthcare.

UIT Vision Statement

Administrative Systems

Administrative Systems (AS) implements and maintains information systems that support university operations. These systems include enterprise business applications (Oracle, PeopleSoft, SeRA, etc.) and Stanford's email and calendar service, as well as underlying authentication, directory, registry, and data integration services. AS also provides centralized system administration and storage services to support the needs of individual schools, departments, and business units.

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IT Services

IT Services manages the university's network and communications infrastructure, as well as campus data center facilities. In addition, IT Services provides a wide range of technology services and related applications that support campus research, learning, teaching, and advanced patient care. These include telecommunication systems, research computing infrastructure, web hosting and development, and enterprise help desk support.

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Information Security Office

The Information Security Office oversees the Stanford community's efforts to protect its computing and information assets and to comply with information-related laws, regulations, and policies. The ISO provides information security training, evaluations, and best practice recommendations for the campus network and community. In addition to these services, the ISO also coordinates the university's information security incident response.

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Shared Services

Shared Services provides strategic leadership and operational expertise in communications and relationship management, finance, service management, and vendor management in support of all services provided by University IT. This includes establishing supportive partnerships with Stanford's schools and organizations; keeping clients informed of additions and changes to the Stanford IT landscape; designing a consistent and reliable framework for all our services; and establishing partnerships with vendors that benefit the broader Stanford IT community.

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