About ICTS

The AUA Information and Communication Technologies Services Department provides IT-related strategy, applications, infrastructure, and support services to the AUA community. ICTS ensures that leading-edge technology is readily accessible to faculty and students to complement their teaching and learning experience.

Our Vision

We are a service organization that continually engages with our community to provide technology which enables an exceptional learning and research environment at AUA.

Commitments and Goals

ICTS has made specific commitments, each paired with goals designed to see them through.
ICTS’s core commitments are to Community Service, Operational Stability, Technology Leadership and People Development.   Our commitments have been chosen to support AUA’s IT mission, capitalize on our strengths and focus on the needs of our community including our staff, faculty and researchers.



Community Service
ICTS engages with the AUA community to identify their needs and is accountable for delivering effective technology solutions.
Be responsible for the actions and decisions we make and accountable for resulting outcomes. Using appropriate metrics and benchmarks, we will measure the performance, cost effectiveness and reliability of the services we provide, and make this information available to the university community.

Together, we work with the AUA community to achieve AUA’s vision.  By coordinating mutual activities and leveraging pooled resources, we deliver IT solutions that are the best for AUA.

Operational Stability
ICTS provides an efficient, secure and reliable operating environment that is transparent and adaptable.
We will use current and stable technologies, project management and improved procedures to enhance quality, throughput, and performance to enable the University to achieve goals and execute strategies.   Our policies and practices will provide mitigating actions and minimize risk for any unexpected service degradations or outages.

We ensure the privacy, security and integrity of information entrusted to us, while making authorized access to information easy.  We will use sound audit, change management, testing procedures and quality control to provide security and integrity of the data within our purview.

Cost Effective
Our technology solutions will effectively address AUA’s challenges and opportunity. We seek to promote financial sustainability and deliver transparency with respect to the associated costs.  We engage all units of the University to reduce redundancies and fully leverage our shared IT resources.

Technology Leadership
ICTS provides vision and leadership in the planning, delivery and sustainment of technology solutions. 
We consider all aspects of economic, environmental and social sustainability in our utilization of information technology.

ICTS values and encourages creativity, innovation and the open exchange of ideas to address the systems, informational and process needs of the University community now and into the future.

People Development
ICTS provides a safe and respectful environment that attracts and retains exceptional people.
We strive to develop a sustainable, healthy workplace within a culture of positive values and good relationships.  We are dedicated to providing an environment of mutual respect where employees can thrive and build their careers at AUA.
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