For the Michigan IT Community

More than 2,600 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 VPIT-CIO sponsors multiple programs to build community, foster skills & professional development, and promote innovation across U-M's IT professionals. Learn more about Michigan IT.

Tech Showcase & Social

The new Tech Showcase & Social event spotlights emerging technology across the university and provides opportunities to strengthen community bonds through numerous activities. The goal is to cultivate a sense of curiosity, cooperation, and unity within the community to create a more connected, collaborative, and innovative learning environment.

Communities of Practice

The Michigan IT working group supports numerous Communities of Practice (CoPs), in which like-minded professionals share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular IT topic in support of the university’s missions.

Mentor Program

U-M IT staff can volunteer to be a mentor or mentee in this program to help expand professional networks, share knowledge, and work towards professional development goals.

Michigan IT News

Visit the Michigan IT News site and subscribe to the Michigan IT Newsletter to receive a summary of the latest news and updates related to information technology across U-M.

Michigan IT Slack Workspace

Find and easily connect with IT colleagues across U-M in the Michigan IT workspace in Slack.

Hacks with Friends

Look forward to a similar event in spring 2024. Revisit past HWF events and stay tuned for future plans.

Michigan IT Symposium

Review past posters, breakout sessions, and presentations from our past Michigan IT Symposium events.