Learn more about how IT@UC is structured, who our partners are, and what AVP areas are located in our division.

We are IT@UC


IT@UC provides technology solutions to the community that enable innovative research, teaching and learning at a leading urban university, through service, partnership, and protection of information assets.


IT@UC will be the reliable provider of choice for cost effective and secure shared services, through fostering a culture of accountability, staff development, and collaboration with the community.

Core Values

  • Credibility
  • Inclusion
  • IT Expertise
  • IT Innovation
  • Partnership

Office of the CIO

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Nelson C. Vincent, EdD, a University of Cincinnati alumnus, is a veteran and champion of educational technologies in higher education. As Vice President and Chief Information Officer, he and his team dedicate their time and talents to building and cultivating partnerships at all levels–with on-the-ground technologists, researchers, faculty members, students and the community. This culture of collaboration, known as IT@UC, provides IT-enabled value to the university's academic and research priorities.

VP for Information Technology & CIO: Nelson C. Vincent

  • Associate to VP & CIO: Rhonda Orzali 513-556-1910
  • For general inquiries email the PIO

IT@UC Partners

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IT@UC is proud to partner with offices around campus to offer extended support services. Learn more about the following:

AVP Areas

Learn more about the different areas in IT@UC and how they work to deliver what's NEXT in IT.

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Business Affairs provides an array of services and assistance to our external and internal customers in the following areas: billing for technology services, procurement, vendor relations, employee travel and reimbursement, budget and finance, and internal human resources.

  • Business Officer: Kasi Steward 513-556-9052
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  • Enterprise Academic Technology creates a technology-enhanced learning and teaching environment that promotes student success by cultivating an innovative, collaborative and evolving community of learning, both inside and outside the classroom.
    • Assistant Vice President: Paul Foster (513) 556-9021
    • Executive Staff Assistant: Clarise Green 513-556-1932

Enterprise Shared Services keeps critical IT operational services functioning with state-of-the-art technology, while also providing key student IT services as well as faculty and staff IT services.

  • For assistance, please contact: Paul Foster (513) 556-9021
  • Executive Staff Assistant: Winona Shaw-Gunn (513) 556-7128

Information Security collaborates with and serves the university community by enabling protection of information assets and supporting the academic and research objectives of the university, while providing key policies to ensure compliance.

  • Interim Assistant Vice President: Matthew Williams (513) 558-4732
  • Executive Staff Assistant: Donna Williams (513) 556-9095
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  • Innovations & Partnerships partners with students, faculty, staff and the community to provide innovative and efficient research, technology and development solutions that support the academic and research priorities of the university.
    • Associate Vice President: Annette Ready (513) 556-1639
    • Associate to VP & CIO: Rhonda Orzali (513) 556-1910
    • Executive Staff Assistant: Donna Williams (513) 556-9095