Information Technology Services (ITS) is the University System of Georgia’s (USG) central organization for technology-based services. ITS’s primary objective is to ensure that technology empowers the USG to deliver vital academic support, business services, and information securely to USG students, educators, administrators, and Georgia residents. Working with our customers, ITS strives to be an organization that is agile, innovative, flexible, service minded, and creative in problem solving. ITS connects people to people, to their work and studies, and to the information, training, and technical resources they need to achieve their goals.
Our constituents include not only the 31 institutions of higher education but also the Georgia Public Library Service, numerous state and federal agencies, businesses, educational partners, and Georgians. We provide our technology-based services to a population that includes approximately 315,000 students, nearly 42,000 USG employees, and more than 9,350,000 state residents. ITS provides anywhere, anytime electronic access to information resources to these constituents. ITS supports the USG in its mission to provide high-quality instruction, research, and service by offering the following services and solutions:
- Distance learning and online learning management systems
- Security and e-privacy
- Library services including GALILEO—Georgia’s Virtual Library and GIL (GALILEO Interconnected Libraries)
- Strategic decision making and reporting
- PeachNet (USG’s statewide network), operating systems, and database services and support
- Student and financial information systems management
By assembling a highly talented team of IT experts, ITS delivers innovative solutions so that the USG can continue its mission of creating a more educated Georgia.