ITS Division

The Information Technology Services (ITS) Division consists of five ITS units, 240 staff, and nearly 150 student workers. We are a service and solutions collaborative organization focused on providing useful, timely and thoughtful information and assistance to our university community. ITS Organization Charts

Vice Chancellor

The ITS Division is led by Vice Chancellor of Information Technology (VCIT) Van Williams. In his role, Van ensures the strategic and operational excellence of both academic and administrative information technology to support and advance all aspects of the campus mission. He provides leadership, direction, strategic vision, communication, and support to the ITS Division.

Van collaborates across the campus with senior leaders, vice chancellors, deans, faculty, staff, students, and other key campus stakeholders including UCSC alumni and Silicon Valley business partners to identify opportunities to leverage technology in ways that support the goals of teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach.

Meet Van Williams - UC IT Article July 2018

Information & Technology Leadership Team

Byron Walker Magge McCue neeraj photo

Staff to the Vice Chancellor

Brad Smith

Senior Management Team

The Senior Management Team (SMT) is comprised of the following staff. SMT meets weekly to plan, strategize, and discuss IT and campus related topics, services, and projects. Each person is responsible for the strategic and tactical management of their ITS unit.

Laura Person

Academic Divisional Liaisons

The Divisional Liaisons (DLs) provide local, specialized services to the academic divisions. Working with the deans, principal officers and their designates, the DLs manage their staff against a portfolio of locally prioritized services that augment those provided centrally in support of divisional goals.

You may contact the VCIT office by calling (831)-459-4906 or emailing