Shawnee State University – the regional state university of Southern Ohio -prepares students for the changing needs of business, industry, education, and society through its diversified degree programs. Recognizing the importance of knowledge, values, and cultural enrichment, Shawnee State University is committed to providing higher education that fosters competence in oral and written communication, scientific and quantitative reasoning, and critical analysis/logical thinking. To enrich the lives of the community, the University provides opportunities for continuing personal and professional development, intellectual discovery, applied research and appreciation for the creative and performing arts.
To fulfill the University Mission, the Finance and Administration Division delivers and strengthens core business and administrative services that support academic programs, student learning, and life experiences, offers the protection of mission critical data and the delivery of key services to the community.
The University Information Services Department, UIS, is charged to offer outstanding technology services to its students, faculty and staff. UIS implements and supports the latest technologies for academic instruction, administrative computing and student learning. UIS ensures that enterprise systems and mission-critical functions are fully operational on a continuous basis, standard technology is refreshed on schedule and that networked computing resources are available based on user roles, appropriate access guidelines and campus policy.
The UIS department assists students in preparing for the changing needs of business, industry, education and society by ensuring that current learning, administrative and community-based technologies can be securely accessed from wired and wireless networks in academic and administrative areas and campus green space.
Aligned with the Department of Business and Finance, UIS promotes the continuous evaluation of technology upgrades and emerging technologies that further SSU’s Mission, in collaboration with campus departments and executive leadership.
UIS further assists the University in fulfilling its Mission via a continuous commitment to a network quality of service that offers managed capacity, timely and secure access to campus resources as well as the ability for users to communicate on and off campus.
UIS is committed to Technology as a Service, that can be measured for performance, quality and continuous improvement.