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About IT

Information Technology at Southern Connecticut State University is responsible for providing the academic, administrative, and residence life technology environments for the university. This includes all hardware, software, technical infrastructure, labs, classrooms, and computing and digital resources. IT is led by the Vice President, Technology & Chief Information Officer (CIO) who is responsible for long-range strategic planning and leadership of information technology at SCSU.

Vision, Mission, and CIO Charge

Technology Vision-Southern Connecticut State University will be viewed as a technological leader providing superior access to the resources of scholarship and research through the application of advanced technologies.

IT Team Mission-The mission of Information Technology at Southern Connecticut State University is to provision the highest quality technology resources possible to support achievement of the university’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.

CIO Charge Statement-The Information Technology Department at Southern Connecticut State University will pursue every technological advancement of promise for the improvement of teaching, learning, research, and the student experience; engage in continuous improvement of service quality; conduct business in a professional and academically focused manner; and perform to the highest ethical standards and consistent with the university’s core values.

Organization- Divisions

VP/CIO Office- President’s Cabinet member responsible for overall leadership of technology and related divisions. Develops technology plans and initiatives, coordinates with Board of Regents (system office) on major technology projects, establishes the university’s technology vision based on input from university stakeholders.

Associate CIO Office- Responsible for strategic initiatives, technology architecture, portfolio management, standards, the quality of user experience, and innovation. The ACIO office consists of the ACIO, Director of IT Strategic Initiatives & Special Projects, Director of Data Integrity & Systems Integration, and their respective departments.

Technology Administration- Responsible for all financial, business, governance, and process-based functions of the IT organization. The office includes the Director, IS-Technology Administration, the Director of Academic Technology, and the departmental administrative support staff.

Systems & Applications- This area is led by the Director, IS-Systems & Applications. The domain includes enterprise applications, systems administration, data base management, data security and related functions and staff.

Computing & Infrastructure- This division is led by the Director of IS- Computing & Infrastructure. It includes telecommunications, networks, customer support, help desk, IT-facilities, data center operations, deployments, A/V services, and all related functions and staff.