Purdue Information Technology

Purdue Information Technology is the University’s central information technology organization responsible for Purdue’s major operational systems, the campus wired network and one of the world’s largest wireless networks. Purdue IT also supports dozens of student computing labs as well as tens of thousands of desktop computers in classrooms, research laboratories and offices, and numerous petabytes of storage for business, educational and personal use.

In addition to supporting major academic systems, such as the Brightspace course management system, Purdue IT tests, implements and develops innovative learning and classroom technologies, along with big data analytics systems to make prime use of University data to improve learning and Purdue’s operations through data-backed methodologies.

Purdue IT also supports an advanced research cyberinfrastructure across campus that includes multiple shared, TOP500-class supercomputing clusters for intensive computational needs; a state-of-the-art, multi-tiered research data storage array; and high-speed networks linking campus labs and computing resources and connecting the campus to national resources.


Purdue IT provides the technology infrastructure, services, solutions, and information security that support teaching and learning, enhance research, and enable faculty and staff to achieve their objectives while providing a positive student experience.


To empower giant leaps across Purdue by providing safe, efficient and reliable services in our pursuit to become the benchmark for IT in higher education.