The School of Information Technology provides premier undergraduate and distinguished graduate programs for the education of computing and networking professionals.
Our vision is to be the premier provider of information technology in the state of Illinois. Our mission is to develop highly competent professionals who contribute to and succeed in the rapidly evolving field of information technology through excellence in education and research.
Find us in Room 202 of the Old Union Building
Yongning Tang, Graduate Coordinator
Mailing AddressSchool of Information Technology
Illinois State University
Campus Box 5150
Normal, IL 61790-5150
Courses are taught in classrooms utilizing Smart Classroom technology. Additionally, students have exclusive use of seven state-of-the-art microcomputer laboratories and a number of special use laboratories.
View Standards and Practices
The lab is closed on Saturdays and during university holidays, Thanksgiving break, and spring break.
(includes finals week)
- Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
- Sunday: 2 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
(week before finals)
- Sunday - Thursday: Close at 11:45 p.m.
- Friday: Close at 3:45 p.m.
OU213D and OU116 are available via card access.
Accreditation and Designation
The Information Systems and Computer Science programs at Illinois State are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
The School of IT at Illinois State is home to the Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education (CCRE), which is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Learn more about CCRE
Resources and Support
The School of IT support website is where students can submit tickets with issues, request Microsoft Dreamspark and VMware software acces, find tutorials on how to access resources, and connect to our Linux Terminal Servers.
For graduates, view the graduate links and forms for resources.