Communication and Collaboration

Includes Email, Collaboration and Conferencing tools, Telephony, and Web Hosting services.

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Mass and Emergency Communications

Technology Solutions offers several methods for departments or individuals to send mass communications. Tools are available for standard informational messages to be sent to a variety of audiences.

Services (11)

Call Centers

A technology for creating call centers with options for voicemail, call routing, and call queueing.

Email and Calendaring

Technology Solutions provides a personal University email address to all current students, staff, and faculty. The email address is in the format and can be used in conjunction with any of the email and calendaring solutions provided by Technology Solutions.

File Storage and Sharing

Online file sharing and content management service.


GitHub Enterprise is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration on software development projects. Additionally, the service is to facilitate the version control and issue tracking aspects of software development.

Meetings and Conferencing

These solutions enable multi-functional video and audio conference that combines web-based meetings with integrated collaboration tools.

Messaging and Collaboration

Messaging and collaboration solutions provide direct messaging, group conversations, and virtual spaces that allow users to create and assign tasks and share files in a central place, in addition to chatting.

Mobile Devices

Pagers and mobile devices (and their data plans) are contracted through the State of Illinois.

Productivity Applications

Productivity tools include software and applications that enable and facilitate file sharing, collaboration, and communication. The UIC community has access to Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace applications.

SharePoint Intranet

SharePoint is a tool for collaboration that helps groups of people (e.g. work teams or social groups) share information and work together. Members of the UIC Community can view their designated UIC site collections with SharePoint.

Telephones and Voicemail

UIC offers two types of telephone systems: analog phones and phones using voice over IP technology.

Web Hosting

Web hosting is an online service that allows you to build websites and make them available on the internet. Technology Solutions provides several options for hosting.