About IT Services

IT Services is responsible for the planning, delivery and support of the University’s main computing facilities. This includes the University's network systems, web infrastructure, email and calendaring, management services, research IT and student computing facilities. IT Services also provides support for teaching and learning in a number of lecture theatres and seminar rooms on and off campus, and also provides a video capture/production service and a photographic service.

Staff and students are provided with full IT support via the IT Service Desk and a wide range of IT training is also available either online or face to face. The department also runs a Projects Office to help manage IT service change and delivery initiatives. The department supports 25,000 staff and students on the main campus and in 25 remote sites including two large hospital medical centres at St. James's and Tallaght and supports nearly 2,000 wireless access points and 20,000 fixed wired network points.

We aim to deliver excellent customer services - please see our customer charter which tells you what standard of service you should expect when dealing with IT Services. Below you will see our Vision, Mission, Core Values and Goals.

Vision

We aspire to provide excellent IT services to the University to serve the realisation of student potential and scholarship that benefits Ireland and the world.

Mission

To provide an IT Service that is agile and creative, with robust technology that supports the University’s core mission of excellence in Teaching, Learning and Research.

Core Values

Our Core Values are at the heart of all we do:

  • University Experience - we are committed to adding to the overall University experience of staff and students.
  • Customer First - understanding our customers and their differing needs. Deliver our services in a way that exceeds their expectations.
  • One IT - working with colleagues across IT towards common goals in a collaborative environment.
  • Enabling Others - enabling colleagues across the University. Working in partnership with them to ensure they can guarantee delivery of their services.
  • Environment - understanding our role and responsibility to promote sustainable development in all our activities.

Goals

Strengthen Community and Promote Student Life
We will deliver our services with consideration of the community, informing and involving them in our decision making processes. We will provide services that reflect the range of needs across the University, focusing on early adoption and universally accessible leading edge tools.

Demonstrate Institutional Leadership
We will be proactive and innovative in bringing new information technology solutions to the University and driving the evolution of existing services in line with international standards of quality and excellence.

Research for Impact
We will develop a collaborative IT environment enabling us to meet the dynamic needs of new research priorities.

Activate Talents

We will help enable strategic change within the University by working with our staff and students to develop digital capabilities for the modern world.