For the Michigan IT Community

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.

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.

Hacks with Friends

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.

Michigan IT Symposium

The 5th annual Michigan IT Symposium is an opportunity 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.

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.