Offices

About CITS

Technology Vision Statement

Alcorn State University envisions a communiversity in which the seamless integration of modern technologies throughout the instructional, research, service and administrative facets of the institution furthers the mission and vision of the University.

Technology will be an essential tool for:

  • preparing students to effectively compete in a technology intensive workplace
    • deployment of Instructional Technology to help faculty deliver curriculum content to students.
    • actively engage students in using technology as a tool rather than passively receiving information from the technology.
  • enhancing the teaching and research capabilities of the faculty
    • provide faculty with innovative technology resources, training and user support to encourage creative and pervasive curriculum integration
  • developing 21st century management skills among staff
  • enhancing the technical capabilities of the surrounding community

Technology Mission Statement

The Alcorn State University Center for Information Technology Services seeks to maintain the infrastructure and cohesive network environment to support the academic, research, and administrative goals of the university, including fast, reliable access, security, advanced functionality, and system/network compatibility. The Center for Information Technology Services will evaluate new and emerging technologies for incorporation into our existing technology structure, and provide sound recommendations for cost effective, enterprise solutions to keep pace with global technological advancements in higher education. In addition, the Center for Information Technology Services will provide or facilitate a limited amount of training and training resources to ensure the user community at large is proficient in the use of available technologies.

Hours of Operation

CITS services are available during the following hours of operation: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The ATSC Lab is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The hours of operation are subject to change. For issues that arise outside normal hours of operation, please leave a request for service via voice mail at ext. 6182 or send email to helpdesk@alcorn.edu. Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.

 

Committees

    • University Committee on Education Technology Planning 
    • University World Wide Web Committee 
    • Ellucian Higher Education Administrative Software Implementation Teams