The Office of Information Technology provides support services for the administrative staff and Board of Trustees. The services include integrating computer systems, leveraging new technology, technology assistance and support, and coordinating and providing training. The IT Office provides leadership that allows the System Office staff to collaborate with colleagues across the state and nation.
The UA System’s Intercampus Interactive Telepresence System (IITS) is a statewide videoconferencing network.
Instituted in 1991, IITS uses emerging telepresence technology to share Alabama’s instructional resources. IITS connects users to in-state, national and international conferencing, course instruction, research endeavors and meeting participation.
IITS has grown to become Alabama’s premier interactive telepresence network. As of 2014, the IITS network is comprised of 7 universities, several community colleges, public schools, hospitals, research facilities and over 100 established telepresence sites. IITS also offers videoconferencing and technical support for desktop and mobile devices.[/ezcol_3quarter_end]