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Organizing Administrative Systems for the Future

Northwestern Information Technology’s Administrative Systems unit, a group of approximately 125 staff members responsible for owning, managing, and developing enterprise systems to support the business of the University, announced plans to reorganize earlier this month.

The shift includes moving from a functional approach to role-driven centers of excellence that team up similar resources—developers, systems analysts, data management and integration resources, and more—to better serve the unit’s business and IT partners across the University.

The new structure took effect on March 1, 2019, and unit leaders are working directly with partners across Northwestern to facilitate a smooth transition.

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Tech Resources at Your Fingertips. Ready. Set. Go.

Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



Welcome to Northwestern! As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Faculty & Staff

Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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