Division of Information Technology

Focus areas

DoIT is organized into four areas of focus: University Mission, Core Services, Enterprise & Information Security Services and Business Services. Click below to see details on the departments and leaders in each area.

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University Mission

University Mission departments support the teaching, research and outreach mission of the University.

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Core Services

Core Services departments form the backbone for all university technology operations.

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Enterprise & Information Security Services

Two DoIT departments provide services that support the enterprise business systems and cybersecurity operations of the Division.

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Business Services

Three DoIT departments provide services that support the business operations of the Division.

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Notable DoIT Initiatives

IT initiatives & major upgrades

This collection of DoIT internal and university collaborative projects charts a new course for information technology at UW–Madison.

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Women in IT

UW Women in IT (WIT) develops strategies to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of women working in IT on campus.

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IT Governance

IT Governance gives formal structure and process to IT decision-making about priorities, policies, budgets and effectiveness.

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DoIT by the numbers

2,053

Faculty served by DoIT

16,321

University employees served by DoIT

41,150+

Students served by DoIT

~700

The number of DoIT employees

$100m

DoIT’s annual budget

Latest DoIT news & posts

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    NameCoach Canvas integration saves a recording of your name

    Accurate name pronunciations help to promote inclusion, belonging and rapport in every interaction. This is why we adopted NameCoach, a tool that allows Canvas users to audio record the proper pronunciation of their names.

  • Top Hat logo on colorful background

    Top Hat enterprise license is here for fall

    The cost for using the tool was previously covered by students who purchased individual subscriptions. This new license will allow all UW–Madison students to use the tool with no purchase required. Learn more.

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    Welcome to a new semester!

    Faculty and instructors: As you prepare for a great year ahead, learn about important updates for Learn@UW tools, details on upcoming training, reminders and additional resources to help you plan and execute your curriculum.

  • Data center

    LACE recognized in inaugural 2022 Horizon data and analytics report

    UW‍–‍Madison's Learning Analytics Center of Excellence is recognized in the new EDUCAUSE Horizon report. The report profiles trends, key technologies and practices shaping the future of data and analytics.

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    New school year, new features in Canvas

    Learn about changes in roles and permissions, and introduce yourself to NameCoach, a tool that allows Canvas users to audio record the proper pronunciation of their names.