Office of the CIO

MSU Information Technology

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for technology planning, security frameworks, policy, and enterprise systems architecture across Michigan State University.

This includes the MSU IT Governance initiative and MSU IT Council that partner with the MSU community to make collaborative decisions about technology.

The functions of the IT Services departments are also under single leadership in the Office of the Chief Information Officer to provide a coherent and coordinated approach across the central IT unit.

IT Services

IT Services is a Major Administrative Unit (MAU) at MSU comprised of several departments. Download the IT Services organizational chart (PDF) and see the list of executive IT leadership for more details. You can also see the departments listed and linked in the callout sidebar.


Exemplify visionary leadership and deliver effective technology solutions to enable Michigan State University students, faculty, and staff to positively impact vital global issues.


Implement and maintain practical information technology solutions that provide the platform for Michigan State University to excel in research, education, and outreach.


  • Inclusive Interactions
  • Service
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration

MSU IT Self Service Portal

Requestable services through IT Services are available as part of the MSU IT Self Service Portal. They are also in the process of being listed in an IT Services service catalog with more detail.