More than 2,700 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 enhance innovation across the Michigan IT community. Learn more about Michigan IT.
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.
Hacks with Friends is an annual hack event sponsored by the U-M Office of the VPIT-CIO. All IT professionals from across U-M are invited to break away from their everyday activities and have some fun doing what they do best in a friendly competition.
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.
The Michigan IT Symposium is an annual event for all members of U-M’s IT community to create connections while showcasing how their work moves U-M forward in its mission to provide world-class teaching, research, and patient care.
Find and easily connect with IT colleagues across U-M in the Michigan IT workspace in Slack.