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Information Technology


Financial Information Systems

The Financial Information Systems provided at the University of Northern Iowa are based on the Oracle eBusiness Suite Applications.

eBusiness modules that have been implemented:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable (Non-Student)
  • Advanced Benefits
  • Cash Management
  • General Ledger
  • Human Resources
  • Labor Distribution
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing

Other supported systems that integrate with the eBusiness applications:

Forms Repository

The forms repository is a central listing of many of the forms used on campus. Everything from applications for admission to employee performance review forms are listed alphabetically with contact information for questions.

Google Apps

All UNI students, faculty, and staff have access to Google Apps including Calendar, Drive, and Sites.


Graphic Design

The Production House provides a diverse selection of production services ranging from digital graphics for your eletronic publication to video projects.

Services include:

  • Drupal editing and updating
  • Logo design
  • Digital signage design
  • Digital graphics and imaging

Institutional Reporting and Decision Support

We provide support for the development of routine transaction based reporting
that needs to occur to support the general business operations. 

We also support the development of one-time non-scheduled reporting requirements
required to support both internal and external departments and agencies.

Instructional Design and Development

The Instructional Design and Development service of ITS-Educational Technology provides instructional design help for all UNI faculty. We will assist you with all of your classroom technology integration needs. We specialize in helping faculty take existing face to face courses and implement new teaching strategies such as web enhanced, blended, and flipped while following Quality Matters guidelines. Services address all aspects of instructional technology support for teaching and learning.


ITS-NS provides and maintains the necessary Windows servers need to support MBAM (Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring).  MBAM is included as part of MDOP which UNI is licensed for.  As part of a campus wide security initiative storage of data will need to be encrypted.  MBAM utilizes Microsoft technologies such as BitLocker, Active Directory, and Group Policy in an effort ease the challenges of encrypting data.

Media Distribution

We distribute media over cable and other TV systems on campus and in Cedar Falls, perform audio and video editing, copying, and TV standards conversion, satellite downlink to receive programs and conferences, and assist with purchase of media equipment & audio/video tapes.

Multimedia Conferencing

Multimedia video conferencing includes the use of tools such as cameras, computers, and the internet in order to connect to and interact with people all over the world. Please contact for any questions regarding Adobe Connect, Polycom, Google Hangouts and Zoom.