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UAB IT is composed of professionals who provide a wide range of services to support the research, academic and administrative work of the UAB community.  These services include support of research computing, research administrative systems, teaching and learning, financial and human resource administrative systems, central email, networking, online educational resources and establishing a secure IT environment.

 

Our goal is to help the university reach its greatest potential by providing the equipment and applications that enable many of the core services relied upon by students, faculty and staff at UAB.  All areas of UAB IT work together to support the university in its use of information technology via dedicated professionals who are organized into the following divisions:

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The professionals in this division develop, enhance and maintain applications that support multiple business functions in such areas as:

  • Payroll, Human Resources, Finance, Grants
  • Equipment inventory
  • Space inventory
  • Budget development
  • Electronic forms
  • Student administration and records
  • Research Administration Systems
  • Web Presence
  • Admissions
  • Cashiering
  • Financial aid
  • Alumni
  • Gift records

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The professionals in this division develop, enhance and maintain the infrastructure to support the underlying technology at UAB in such areas as:

  • Research Computing
  • Telecommunications
  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Email
  • Identity management
  • Networking
  • Desktop support 

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The professionals in this division support University faculty, staff and students with all issues related to IT supported technology through the IT Help Desk (AskIT) as well as making appropriate software available to the campus community.

     Link to Solutions and ServicesThe professionals in this division support University faculty, staff and students as well as internal UAB IT staff in areas related to finance and administration needs of the IT Organization.

  • Business Office
  • Budgeting and Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Space and Resource Planning


Information security is a high priority at UAB.  The mission of this department is to guide and manage UAB's security posture, and to be proactive in its efforts to keep information assets safe.

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The Project Management Office provides standards, processes and tools to effectively and efficiently analyze and prioritze work activities.  It is a leader in governance, as well as project and portfolio management for initiatives for which UAB IT is involved.

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We are always striving for ways to provide new services or additional value to existing services.  If you have any questions or comments, please contact our help desk, AskIT, by email or phone at 205-996-5555.