Michigan IT

More than 2,700 IT professionals work in U-M's schools and colleges, libraries, research institutes, health system, technology offices, and administrative units to further the university's missions through the innovative use of technology. The Office of the VPIT-CIO sponsors multiple programs to build community, foster skills & professional development, and enhance innovation across the Michigan IT community. Learn more

Michigan IT Events

Michigan IT Symposium

The Michigan IT Symposium is an annual event to help create connections between community members, while showcasing the innovation occurring across all of the university’s campuses. The event is open to all members of Michigan's IT community and includes multiple types of interactions, including plenary and breakout events.

Hacks with Friends

Hacks with Friends is an annual hack event sponsored by the U-M Office of the VPIT-CIO. All IT professionals from across U-M are invited to break away from their everyday activities and have some fun doing what they do best in a friendly competition.  

Build Relationships

Communities of Practice

Join a Michigan IT Communities of Practice (CoPs) in which like-minded professionals will share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular IT topic in support of the university’s missions. Learn how you can participate!

Michigan IT Mentor Program

The Michigan IT Mentor program is a new option for U-M IT staff to expand their networks, share knowledge, and work towards professional development goals. Learn how to get involved.

Michigan IT LinkedIn group

Open to current members of the Michigan IT community, the Michigan IT LinkedIn group is a forum to connect, share knowledge, and find colleagues with similar interests.

Develop Professional Skills

Michigan IT Academy

The Michigan IT Academy is a program being planned to provide a professional development framework and curriculum plan for all Michigan IT staff. The program, which is currently in a planning phase, was initiated to retool professional development for university IT staff so that we can leverage technology in new ways in support of the President’s vision to position Michigan for perpetual excellence and public impact.

Share Stories & Ideas

Michigan IT News

Michigan IT News, a website and monthly newsletter, provides updates, answers questions, and sparks conversation about campus-wide efforts to improve IT services and invest in technologies that support U-M’s current and future needs.

History of IT Timeline

Share your story! A cross-campus team of IT staff are developing an interactive timeline to highlight the rich history of U-M’s technological heritage. Get involved in the project.

#Michigan IT

Use the #MichiganIT hashtag to promote your event or share your story!