University Information Technologies (UNIT) is a team of motivated professionals whose mission is to provide innovative solutions and services to our university. By leveraging people, process, technology and a commitment to service excellence, UNIT is focused on enhancing teaching, learning, research and the technological experience in partnership with our faculty, staff and students.

UNIT is comprised of 9 divisions with 105 professional staff that are located in 6 locations across campus.


Information technology (IT) has an important role in realizing the mission of the university's teaching, learning, research and administrative endeavors, enhances the student experience, simplifies collaborations and communications, and empowers our community. 

The use of Information Technology is an integral part of today's campus life. Its study and application are necessary ingredients of a contemporary education. As such, UNIT's strategic priorities are to:


vDesktop Anywhere is UNIT's virtual desktop solution that delivers a Windows 7 Desktop with a suite of applications designed for the learning environment.  Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcomed to login to explore everything from Office to SPSS, Maple, Endnote, MS Project, Fathom, Minitab, SigmaPlot, Matematica,  and more! 


Need hands on technical support or just have questions? Visit UNIT's TechZone, located in Vasey Hall - 101.

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This newsletter is meant to inform the Villanova community about UNIT Projects, Support and Service Offerings to the University.

Monthly updates on services and solutions, projects, new UNIT initiatives and relevant UNIT information for the Villanova Community.

Service Catalog

This catalog displays UNITS’s service offerings to the Villanova University community and is the central location to display all of UNIT’s services. 


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