About OIT

About OIT

NC State’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides campus-wide computing, information and communication technology services in support of the university’s academic and administrative goals.

Our Mission

To provide nimble, effective, efficient, and collaborative IT services, solutions and strategies in a timely and helpful manner that assist the university, state and nation in achieving their strategic goals.

Our Vision

Be the IT organization that people seek out as a partner for providing visionary strategies, creative solutions, objective information, and effective and efficient services in order to help them achieve their mission and goals.

Our Units

OIT has a staff of 287 employees in seven units:

    • Business Services
      Budget management, accounting, procurement, human resources, and asset management
    • Communication Technologies
      Campus data network, data center management, firewalls, telephone, campus operators, CATV, and video services
    • Enterprise Application Services
      Advancement, Business Intelligence, Finance, Human Resources, Identity Management, MyPack Portal, Non-Credit, and Student Information Systems
    • Outreach, Communications and Consulting
      Training, communications, IT accessibility, website design and development, mobile and application development, Google Apps @ NC State, cable TV (PackTV) content, and media production
    • Shared Services
      Virtual Computing Lab, High Performance Computing, research IT,  middleware and application integration, and infrastructure and core services deployment
    • Security and Compliance
      IT operational security/support, IT security standards/procedures, risk and compliance, portfolio project management/organizational resilience, and software licensing management
    • Technology Support Services
      Help Desk, Walk-in Center, ResNet, ClassTech, OIT Managed Desktop, ServiceNow, hosted services, and desktop and end-user support

Our Budget

OIT’s budget for fiscal year 2015-16 was $54,883,000, with personnel accounting for 52 percent and operating costs accounting for 48 percent. This budget included one-time funds of $3,127,000 for backup and archive infrastructure, PeopleSoft web and applications, PeopleSoft database upgrades, tier-1 storage, and data center switches.

OIT also received $1,077,000 in one-time funds to address research IT infrastructure related to shared backup and archive support, shared data center switches and research data storage.