About Us


USF Information Technology (USF IT) provides technology services and support for USF, including campuses in Tampa (including USF Health), St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. The IT team, led by Sidney Fernandes, Vice President and CIO, provides the following services.

Administrative Systems: IT enables efficient administrative functions by providing systems that support the achievement of institutional goals. Services include access and management of student, clinical, business, and public safety systems as well as facilitating integration between these systems.

Client Support: IT provides clients with a digital workplace that enables effective performance. Services include desktop and software management, printers, storage solutions, research computing, and much more.

Communication Services: IT promotes information sharing through communication and collaboration, enabling the USF community to work together effectively. Services include online collaboration, video conferencing, messaging, email, event services, and digital signage.

Teaching and Learning: IT supports achievement of student success by fostering a 21st century teaching and learning environment. Services include academic support resources such as Canvas, technology in classrooms and smart computing labs, lecture capture, and more.

Analytics and Reporting: IT enables decision makers by providing a full range of reporting and business intelligence tools. Services include data analysis and mining, predictive analytics, creation of interactive dashboards, data visualization, and ad hoc reports.

Mobile and Web Services: IT empowers the USF community to engage their clients using dynamic, secure and recognizable web and mobile solutions. Services include custom application development, business process automation solutions, website hosting and management, web content management, user experience analysis, MyUSF enhancements, and mobile app development.

Consulting Services: IT assists clients in optimizing use of technology to solve challenging institutional needs. Services include research consulting, visualization, 3D modeling, project management, process improvement, new technology solution evaluations, and more.

Cybersecurity Services: IT reduces risk of cybersecurity threats by protecting USF’s technology assets. Services include secure computing such as data protection and encryption, and vulnerability scans.