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The Office of Information Technology at Claremont Graduate University provides strategic technology solutions in order to support CGU’s mission of preparing a diverse group of outstanding individuals to assume leadership roles in the worldwide community through research, teaching, and practice in selected fields.

The chart below shows the full suite of technology solutions that OIT provides.  Please click on any service that is in blue to see more information.


Help Desk OIT provides 24×7 assistance for technology related issues. Students, Faculty Staff
Email OIT provides the Microsoft Exchange email system for faculty, staff and students to support academic and personal communication requirements. The standard format for a CGU email address is “”. Students, Faculty, Staff
Wireless Connectivity OIT provides wireless networking for those who wish to use their laptops while on campus.  Note: If you are having problems connecting to the wireless network in the Library, please contact the Library staff for assistance. Students, Faculty, Staff
Student Portal This gateway allows students to maintain their contact information, register for classes, view unofficial transcripts, and pay tuition bills. Students
Computer Labs OIT maintains several computer labs for students, faculty, and staff. Students, Faculty Staff
Collaborative Technology Rooms These ACB rooms provide space for group work that requires the use of technology.  Students who wish to reserve a room should contact the Student Lab Attendant in ACB 118.  Faculty and Staff can reserve rooms by emailing Students, Faculty Staff
Digital Learning Lab (DLL) The DLL is a collaboration between the Student Success Center and the Office of Information Technology that offers learning opportunities to help you understand and master technology tools that will support the work you do and develop your academic and professional knowledge and skills. Similar to the Writing Center, the DLL offers workshops and one to one consulting appointments. Students, Faculty Staff
Canvas Canvas is CGU’s learning management system. It provides web space for faculty to distribute class resources, conduct online class activities, and facilitate collaboration. Students, Faculty Staff
Technology Equipment Check Out OIT allows students, faculty, and staff to borrow technology equipment, such as laptops and projectors, for academic use.  Please contact the staff in your academic department for reservations. Students, Faculty, Staff
Smart Classrooms All CGU classrooms are equipped with instructional technology to support faculty’s teaching and learning activities. Faculty Staff
Laptop Cart Check Out OIT provides a mobile laptop cart that is available for faculty to check out.  Please email for more information, reservations, and availability. Faculty, Staff
iPad Cart Check Out OIT provides a mobile iPad cart available for faculty to check out.  Please email for more information, reservations, and availability. Faculty, Staff
Technology Purchases For any CGU technology purchase, please contact OIT first.  OIT can guide you with choosing the correct technology for your needs, make sure that the technology will work with the rest of the technology at CGU, and use our purchasing power to get the best discount available.  Please review the CGU Technology Purchasing Policy and contact OIT at for more information. Faculty, Staff
Email Distribution Lists (Lyris) OIT can create email distribution lists to support the communication needs of faculty and staff. Faculty, Staff
Web Services OIT provides assistance with website design and development as well as ongoing support for website maintenance. The department head may request a web page editing account by emailing To access instructions for SiteBuilder, our web page editing software. Staff
Web Based Conferencing CGU is in the process of acquiring a new web based conferencing system.  We will send out an email with more information when the service has been purchased. Faculty, Staff
Academic technology research OIT conducts ongoing research, evaluation, and recommendations for new and emerging technologies for the classroom.  Please email for more information. Faculty
Customized professional development offerings OIT provides assistance with the design, creation, and delivery of  professional development offerings with specific goals and objectives for small groups and departments. Please email for more information. Faculty, Staff
Scheduled professional development offerings OIT provides monthly scheduled professional development opportunities on a variety of technology-related topics in both traditional classroom format as well as recorded webinars. Faculty, Staff
Online course design consultations One-on-one meetings are available through OIT to review strategies, best practices, and recommendations for online course design.  Please email for more information. Faculty
PeopleSoft CGU uses PeopleSoft as the solution for managing all of its constituents and their associated university business functions. Faculty, Staff
Hobsons This application enables CGU to manage the entire student lifecycle, including recruitment, enrollment, and retention. Staff
Millennium Millennium is CGU’s fundraising software. Staff
Telephone Services For issues related to your office telephone, please contact the Claremont University Consortium Telephone Office. Faculty, Staff