Technology and Computing Services
Information Technology Services (ITS) provides a wide array of services to support the teaching, learning, administration, and research endeavors of the students, faculty, and staff of the UH community. ITS works closely with other offices across the system to meet the challenging and expanding computing and communications needs of the university.
Key technology initiatives include:
- Distance education programs developed at UH reach throughout the state and worldwide, offering new models of distributed learning.
- UH is active with the global Kuali initiative to develop open source software for higher education administration and is currently utilizing the Kuali Financial System, Kuali Coeus and Kuali Rice.
- Utilizing federal ARRA funding, UH is implementing gigabit-speed fiber optic connections to public schools, public libraries and UH facilities on all islands throughout the State of Hawaii with new high-speed connections to global research education and networks.
May 13, 2015, System — UH is a partner in a $5-million National Science Foundation grant to improve research networks.
May 4, 2015, System — The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of Hawaii at Manoa as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R).
New UH Information Technology Center
Opened in February 2014, the six-story Information Technology Center houses enterprise information and communications technology systems and services that support modern teaching, administration and research for all ten UH campuses and students throughout the state of Hawaii.