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Office of Information Technology

OIT - The University of Alabama


Get in touch with the IT Service Desk at (205) 348-5555 or


Accounts and ID Management

Includes information about myBama and other accounts.

Help and User Services

Includes information on where to get help with technical problems.


Includes research data management, high-speed computing, and Internet2 resources.


Includes voice over IP (VoIP), traditional phones, and voicemail.

Departmental Support

Includes computer repair and maintainence in addition to printer support.

Instructional Technology

The Center for Instructional Technology provides an umbrella of related instructional technology tools and services.


Includes information on current security alerts and how to protect your information.

Email and Collaboration

Includes student and faculty/staff email instructions in addition to collaboration tools.

Internet and Networking

Includes WiFi (UA-WPA2), VPN, and ResNet information and instructions.

Software and Licensing

Includes software catalog and information on software licensing.

Systems and Infrastructure

Includes application and database hosting, data storage and backup, and server hosting.

IT for Students

Learn more about IT services specifically for students at The University of Alabama.

IT for Faculty and Staff

Learn more about IT services specifically for faculty and staff at The University of Alabama.

News and Announcements

SPSS 24 Licensing Bug

May 20, 2016

OTI has encountered a licensing bug with SPSS 24. If you’ve had issues licensing SPSS 24, please use visit the IBM support page that addresses t... Read More

Qualtrics – New Platform, New Look
March 22, 2016

Changes to IT Maintenance Window
February 10, 2016

Printer “Spam” and Printer Logic
February 4, 2016


Disaster Recovery Exercise May 15 – 22

May 6, 2016

The University of Alabama has an off-campus, disaster-recovery data center in a secure facility in Atlanta. On May 15th, the Office of Information Tec... Read More

myBama, Banner, and Services Unavailable April 24
April 15, 2016

Banner Unavailable on Sunday, April 17
April 14, 2016

myBama and Other Services Unavailable March 26
March 23, 2016

Security Alerts

Phishing Email: “IT DESK”

May 17, 2016

Some users may have received an email with the subject “IT DESK” yesterday evening. As always, be on the lookout for any email that may be... Read More

Phishing Attack Titled “RE: PASSWORD MANAGER”
May 12, 2016

Badlock Bug
April 12, 2016

Phishing Attempt: “WARNING! Authenticate Your Outlook Web Application
April 1, 2016

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