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Learn about the Northwestern IT Organization

Northwestern IT Departments

Learn more about Northwestern IT's departments and each area's responsibilities and contact information.

Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer

The office provides leadership for the ongoing development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout Northwestern. More about the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.

Administration and Finance

We provide Northwestern IT staff with administrative, financial planning, contractual, and human resources support. More about Administration and Finance.

Administrative Systems

We offer a holistic approach to administrative systems delivery and support and allow for focused resources on project management, business analysis, reporting activities, and other common activities across these systems. More about Administrative Systems.


We provide and support an infrastructure that meets the needs of the University's teaching, research, and administrative community. More about Cyberinfrastructure.

IT Services and Support

We are a customer-focused organization that works across the University to support students, faculty, and staff in their use of technology. More about IT Services and Support.

Information Security Office

We protect the University's informational assets and provide essential resources to help members of the Northwestern community keep institutional and personal information secure. More about the Information Security Office.

International Center for Advanced Internet Research

We provide a focal point for leading-edge Internet research, innovation, and pre-production deployment. More about the International Center for Advanced Internet Research.