IT at UC Santa Barbara is made up of a mix of different departments and organizations who serve the campus students, staff and faculty. 

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Campus IT Organizations & Departments

While Core IT serves as the central IT for UC Santa Barbara, there are a number of other IT organizations that serve each department across campus. 

See list of on-campus IT organizations

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IT Business Information Projects

Our team works on a number of IT projects across campus such as payroll and accounting IT services as well as secure data storage. Find out more about our most high-profile projects currently underway.

See current initiatives

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IT Governance

The IT Council and IT Board serve as the primary groups deciding campus-wide strategic IT initiatives. With the help of the Office of the CIO these groups join IT organizations across the campus so that there is an equal representation from the various departments.

See our IT governance groups

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The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has an institutional focus on information technologies that advance the mission and strategic goals of UC Santa Barbara. The CIO provides oversight for all IT activities that contribute to planning, creating, and implementing a campus-wide IT vision, and for integrating them into UCSB's strategic plan. 

See the full OCIO web page

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UCSB IT Strategy

The purpose of UC Santa Barbara Information Technology is to support an environment at UCSB that fosters its teaching, learning, research, and public service mission. The Strategic Plan aims to transform the campus IT community toward activities that directly support the university's mission. 

See the entire UCSB IT Strategy for 2020 and beyond


A year of change

Established in October of 2013 through the consolidation of six IT organizations in the Academic Affairs and Administrative Services divisions, Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) - now Core IT - contributes to UC Santa Barbara's mission of research, teaching, and community service.

Who We Are

Our Mission

Core IT serves as a resource and catalyst by partnering with the campus community to efficiently deliver IT infrastructure and enterprise application services to faculty, students, staff, and affiliates. Our goal is to increase the value and effectiveness of campus IT investments and implementations.


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We have a great people all over campus and we are proud of our each accomplishment, celebrating our successes as a team.