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.
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.
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.