The Information Technology division is comprised of 60 full-time IT professional staff. In addition, each semester between 75 and 100 students work in various positions throughout the organization to help provide IT services to the campus and gain valuable IT and work experiences.
Our Mission Statement
Our mission is to support and enhance the student-centered educational experience at Ithaca College. We will partner with the college community so that we may provide the leadership, innovative technology solutions and services necessary to meet Ithaca College’s mission while maintaining a secure and reliable infrastructure.
Our Vision Statement
To be recognized as a trusted, strategic partner, fostering innovative technology services and enabling exceptional educational opportunities.
The Office of the CIO provides leadership for all aspects of Information Technology at IC and also houses the IT-Division’s business operations.
ECT provides primary client-facing services, including audio-visual services, business productivity applications, endpoint services, project management, service desk, student employment, and other aspects of our client support operations.
Centrally located in Job Hall, the Information Technology Service Desk provides technology support for students, faculty and staff for a variety of technology areas. Our dedicated team of full time professionals and knowledgeable student employees are committed to ensuring our clients have an exceptional technology experience.
Classroom Technology / Audio Visual Services (AVS) provides drop and run support for issues with equipment in classrooms and meeting rooms. The AVS team is responsible for the placement, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the equipment inside the classroom.
The Business Productivity group is responsible for business productivity, organizational communication and collaboration, and workflow applications and services.
IT Student Employment Team
Information Technology provides IC students the opportunity to gain professional work experience in a positive and inclusive environment. We employ approximately 75-100 student staff working in 16 different areas each semester within IT. We are committed to providing excellent supervision, programming, and professional development opportunities.
The IC Makerspace is a collaborative work space used for making, learning, exploring and sharing while utilizing a range of high tech to no tech tools.
The Client Endpoint team is responsible for managing and ensuring the functionality of end-user devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and peripherals. They handle device configuration, deployment, maintenance, and troubleshooting to optimize user experiences and maintain a secure and efficient computing environment.
The A&I team provides services and functions focused IC's core applications, technology and infrastructure.
Business Intelligence Architecture
A business intelligence architecture is a framework for organizing the data, information management and technology components that are used to build business intelligence systems for reporting and data analytics. The underlying BI architecture plays an important role in business intelligence projects because it affects development and implementation decisions.
Enterprise Applications Architecture
Enterprise Applications include the systems that coordinate operations of the college for student, faculty, and staff account provisioning, finances, online services, and the integrations between the supporting applications.
Solution architecture is a practice of defining and describing an architecture of a system delivered in context of a specific solution and as such it may encompass description of an entire system or only its specific parts.
The purpose of system architecture is to define a comprehensive solution based on principles, concepts, and properties logically related and consistent with each other. System Architecture is abstract, conceptualization-oriented, global, and focused to achieve the mission and life cycle concepts of the system. It also focuses on high‐level structure in systems and system elements. It addresses the architectural principles, concepts, properties, and characteristics of the system-of-interest.
Unified Communications Architecture
The Unified Communications Architecture team is responsible for designing, and maintaining the network and telephony infrastructure and associated applications utilized across the college.
The Information Technology Project Management team partners with departments across the campus to lead and manage key IT initiatives contained within the IT project portfolio and ensures these initiatives are executed in an effective and timely manner. While collaborating with members of the campus community, the Project Management team supports the successful management of IT related projects through application of leading project management practices.
The Information Security & Access Management team works to protect IC systems, accounts, and data. It also manages account lifecycle, email, and physical security systems.
Center for Instructional Design & Educational Technology (CIE)
The CIE staff partners with faculty to explore educational technologies that support and engage the diverse Ithaca College community of learners. Instructional Designers provide consultations to faculty in Canvas course tools, course organization and design, and they provide solutions that support the teaching and learning experience.
Educational Technology Center
Located in Job 102/103 a space dedicated to faculty for the exploration of incorporating media, podcasting, prototyping and 3D design, and virtual reality into the learning experience.