The Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer oversees the division responsible for providing technology and services that enable:

  • Enhanced support for teaching and learning
  • Participation and support for research activities
  • Outreach, partnerships with communities, and advanced networking and communications
  • Access, security, and maintenance of information systems that allow the university to accomplish its missions

Oversight of the security of university information technology resources and information is entrusted to the Vice President for Information Technology by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

The 2012-2018 Strategic Plan PDF File for the Division of Information Technology provides a high-level framework for further strategic and tactical planning to support the university’s long-range plan, “A Plan for a New Horizon – Envisioning Virginia Tech 2012-2018,” emerging Beyond Boundaries plans, and to position the division to meet the university’s technology needs into the future.

IT Events Calendar

  • Sep 02, 2017 Torgersen Hall 3100 NRV Container Day Virtual containers, tangible benefits! This one-day event is designed to help you get up and running with Docker. Come in knowing nothing and leave knowing what it takes to run containerized applications. If you bring an app, we can even help containerize it.
  • Sep 05, 2017 Torgersen Hall 1100 Faculty Course Design Showcase This event celebrates the work of faculty who have developed courses with Learning Experience Design in Technology-enhanced Learning & Online Strategies (TLOS) during Summer 2017. The informal format allows people to drop in at their convenience and enjoy light refreshments as they explore and discuss the interactive courses in a casual atmosphere. NLI credit will be awarded to those attending.
  • Sep 13, 2017 Common Solutions Group (CSG) Fall 2017 Meeting The Fall 2017 CSG Workshops and Meeting will be held at Virginia Tech on 13-15 September 2017. Meeting content will include sessions on Campus Safety and Security, and Big Data Analytic Tools and AI's impact on higher education.
  • Sep 14, 2017 Common Solutions Group (CSG) Fall 2017 Meeting The Fall 2017 CSG Workshops and Meeting will be held at Virginia Tech on 13-15 September 2017. Meeting content will include sessions on Campus Safety and Security, and Big Data Analytic Tools and AI's impact on higher education.

Units

Administration & Planning (A&P) group plays a variety of roles for the Division of Information Technology (IT). Areas of responsibility include strategic planning; policy development; communications within IT and with the university community; project coordination between elements of IT; project management; personnel services; administrative requests; computer purchasing and software distribution (Information Technology Acquisitions); and coordination with the commonwealth's information technology agency.

Advanced Research Computing (ARC) at Virginia Tech is an innovative and interdisciplinary environment advancing computational science, engineering and technology.

Collaborative Computing Solutions (CCS) provides the Virginia Tech community with stable, scalable and secure customer-focused systems, services and solutions.

Enterprise Systems (ES) supports the mission of Virginia Tech by providing an integrated portfolio of effective, secure, innovative, and reliable services including: Application Information Systems/Banner, Information Warehousing, Document Management Systems, Integration & Portal Services/My VT, Database Administration, Application Administration, and Web Hosting.

Virginia Tech Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) and Lab focus on education and research in computer and network security. We provide tools and services, awareness, and guidance to help Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students to work towards a safe and secure IT environment for teaching, learning, research, outreach, and the conduct of university business.

IT Experience & Engagement (ITE²) is focused on collaboratively evolving and actively ensuring a high quality user experience when interacting with the Division of Information Technology. ITE² serves as the “front door” for users across the university, providing support and coordination of activities. ITE² also works closely with Division units to continuously review and improve the user experience.

Network Infrastructure and Services (NI&S) exists to enable Virginia Tech to succeed in its overall mission by providing and managing the university's information technology infrastructure and services

Secure Identity Services (SIS) is responsible for supporting Virginia Tech’s online identity management and authentication processes. SIS provides secure access to information resources, and supports robust web applications, middleware, online directories, and authentication technologies that integrate with teaching, learning, research, and outreach services throughout the university.

Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) serves the Virginia Tech community by working with faculty to design effective learning experiences, providing training to enhance digital fluency, and supporting innovative learning environments in traditional, distance, and hybrid courses.

Contact:
Office of the Vice President of
Information Technology MC 0169
800 Drillfield Drive / Suite 314
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
(540) 231-4227
it.communications@vt.edu