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 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 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. See the results of the 2016 event and discover how Hacks with Friends has evolved over the years. Save the date: The next Hacks with Friends event will be March 2–3, 2017.

Build Relationships

Communities of Practice

Join one of 22 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 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

IT Leadership Program (ITLP)

Sponsored by the CIO, the Michigan IT Leadership Program was established to strengthen the skills of IT leaders and to develop and nurture the working relationships among IT staff across the university.

Share Stories & Ideas

Michigan IT Newsletter

The Michigan IT newsletter is sent to members of the Michigan IT community to provide updates, answer questions, and spark conversation about campus-wide efforts to improve IT services and invest in technologies that support U-M’s current and future needs.

Bicentennial Project

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 share your story!