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Office of Information Technology

Office 365 at American University

American University Transitions to Office 365

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Our Mission

Employ Technology to Empower Excellence

We will build and strengthen a robust, reliable, and secure framework of information and communication technology to support our activities as a world-class university. By investing in state-of-the-art technology and planning for the future, the university will exploit technology to harmonize a diverse and widely distributed campus; leverage learning, research, and innovation; and empower users in physical and virtual space. 

Organizational Overview

Transparency and inclusion—in decision making, planning, budgeting, and day-to-day operations—run throughout the work in the Office of Information Technology. The organization comprises multiple teams that collaborate to provide services in three functional areas: Enterprise Systems, Information Security, and IT Customer Service.

The Road Ahead:  IT Solutions Empower Campus

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 Charting our course over the next four years.

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EagleWire: Fall 2015 Student Newsletter

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 The EagleWire provides the latest news and updates for students regarding AU's information technology services.

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American University Named One of the "Best Places to Work in IT"

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AU ranks No. 4 for Career Development in IDG's Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT, ranking of the top 100 organizations.

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David Swartz, Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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Dave Swartz is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for American University. Dr. Swartz has a long history of supporting university and health care computing and networking. He has been an author with Telemedicine Today where he has published over 50 columns featuring articles on telemedicine technology.

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Events Calendar RSS

Today's Events Oct 27

  1. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Coming Soon

  1. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

  2. Apps Mgt Staff Meeting

  3. CMS Operations Meeting

  4. Introduction to SharePoint

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