University Information and Technology

Our Mission

University Information and Technology (UIT) creates and maintains the technology ecosystem and provides the insights and information that are foundational to innovation and academic excellence at OSU.

The Office of the CIO, in collaboration with distributed IT and university-wide stakeholders, has drafted the next strategic plan for IT at Oregon State University. This will be a three-year plan with a five-year horizon.

Strategic Plan 2023

Our Values



Do the right things in the right ways. Achieve high standards for our projects, services and actions, valuing innovation, robustness, and professionalism.


Value the contributions and capabilities of each person, treating each person with civility and respect for who they are and what they contribute.


Be a great partner and collaborator, leveraging the strengths of our different experiences and capabilities, trusting and being trustworthy.


Encourage continuous learning for staff and embrace change as a constant in how we deliver value and advance the University’s mission.

The Vision


On behalf of Oregon State University, UIT seeks to lead Oregon and the world in the application of information and technology to make OSU a model 21st century land grant university. We envision a robust, scalable, and adaptable IT ecosystem that:

  • Empowers learners and educators
  • Facilitates the impact of research and scholarship
  • Promotes efficiency, and
  • Enables efficient business processes

OSU leadership, faculty, and staff will have the information they need to make data-driven decisions and to encourage the best possible outcomes for the OSU community.

Strategic Plan 2023

Connected IT Across OSU

University Information and Technology embraces a technology landscape for OSU that is optimally efficient by leveraging economies of scale for common good services while empowering individual colleges and business units the freedom to innovate and invest in their mission and the initiatives.

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