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Academic Technology

Academic Technology refers to those technologies directly used by faculty and students in the creation and dissemination of knowledge. 

Mission and Vision

The unit will have the following as its mission and vision statement: The IT Department of Academic Technology leads the acquisition, implementation, maintenance and support for these tools and platforms and coordinates with other university units. This mission requires cooperation and coordination between a variety of administrative, academic and technology units. We enable the university and its varied academic communities to realize their potential in teaching, learning, and research through the innovative design and meaningful integration of technology to meet broad and specialized goals, and by providing consulting and services which foster innovation. 

Principles of Action

  • Seek to work across unit silos and foster collaboration across the campus 
  • Conduct decision-making and prioritization of projects in a transparent and widely communicated manner 
  • Actively solicit feedback and input from the full range of stakeholders across UNF 
  • Foster innovation 

Academic Technology Grants

The Campus Technology Committee and Academic Technology Unit of UNF’s Information Technology Services seeks to provide small financial grants to support the academic technology needs of faculty at UNF. The purpose of these grants is to support and advance the technology needs of the faculty in service of their teaching, research/creative, and service activities. The grant program will provide support of up to $1000 towards information technology requirements per funded individual project, or up to $2000 for multiple faculty members working together. 


Applications for the fall funding round are due by 5 pm on Friday, September 17, 2021

Applications for the spring funding round are due by 5 pm on Friday, February 4, 2022

More information about the Academic Technology Grants