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.

Impact Report FY23

Integrated Management System Policy

Purdue IT strives to be recognized as a mature organization that focuses on customer satisfaction through the continuous improvement of our quality management system. We aim to meet or exceed our customers’ requirements, any other statutory requirements and to provide best-in-class services. We are committed to protecting the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information while providing cleared, qualified and experienced personnel to our clients and ensuring the highest quality of professional services. Our goal is to ensure project success, total continuity of services, security of business and client information, in satisfying all applicable requirements while fulfilling our IMS objectives.

Purdue IT Business Continuity Policy

Purdue IT is committed to protecting the integrity and availability of our business services, meeting legal and regulatory security requirements, and meeting all customer requirements while delivering effective and reliable customer services. Our Business Continuity Management System is the engine for continually assuring the protection of business operations, improving our management system effectiveness, and meeting our continuity objectives.