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Office of Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology operates in a support role for every department and school on the University of Colorado’s Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus. Offering services from Help Desk to classroom AV support, web development to IT security and compliance, researcher application design to video production and everything in between that keeps the state-of-the-art campuses running smoothly.

OIT Mission:  OIT advances the University mission by providing innovative technology solutions and services to the CU Denver|Anschutz Medical Campuses, their constituents and partners.

OIT Vision: To make a difference through innovation and service.
OIT Core Values:  Service, Professionalism, Leadership, Innovation, Community, Excellence

OIT Help Desk

Please dial 4-HELP (or 303-724-4357) from any campus desktop phone to reach OIT Help Desk support or visit the Help Desk Chat portal at Technical tickets may be opened via the Cherwell self-service portal.

Faculty and staff may also request OIT services through the OIT Service Catalog. The catalog can only be accessed on campus while connected directly to the CU Denver wireless network or off campus through VPN.


Frequently Asked Questions


 How do I get VPN?

IT Services provides VPN (Virtual Private Network) capabilities to remotely access your computer files from outside the campus network. To get access to VPN go to


 How do I reset my password?

IT Services provides 2 ways to reset a lost password or locked account. If you have registered your account at you can reset your account 24 hours a day without the need to call the help desk. If you have not yet setup your account on MyAccount you can register your account anytime. If you need assistance you can call the help desk at 303-724-4357 (4-HELP). If you cannot remember the security questions for your account the help desk can reset the questions and allow you to re-register your account.​2

 How do I claim my account?

Check with your human resources representative to see if you have been entered into the system. If you are a sponsored user you can register for an account at and your department will start the process of getting an account setup. If you have any questions please call the help desk at 303-724-4357 (4-HELP)​3

 Where is OIT located?

Denver Campus

OIT has offices and facilities located on CU Denver on the 12th (CU Productions) and 13th floor (CU Online, TSS, EAS) of the Lawrence Street Center.

Anschutz Medical Campus

OIT offices (TSS, RSS & F&A) and the Pager Desk are on the 5th floor of the Education 2 North building. Additional offices (OIT Security, OIT Ops) and facilities are the 3rd Floor of the Campus Services Building.


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