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Office of Information Technology Services

The mission of the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), consistent with that of the College, is to advance the use of technology in all aspects of the College's operations, so as to strengthen support services, teaching, and research. ITS is responsible for guiding, assessing, planning, developing and executing state of the art information technologies. ITS has a responsibility to support current technology at CSI while at the same time plan and implement the continuing evolution in technology.

Meet AVP Kahn


Contact Information

Patricia Kahn, PhD.

AVP & CIO for Information Technology Services

Building 2A, Room 303
Email Patricia Kahn, PhD.
Man In Tie Touching Support Sensor

The HelpDesk serves as CSI’s first line of defense for computer problems, questions and concerns.

Connecting To The Internet

The College's web based email system, Microsoft Exchange, allows the College community to access their mail from any web browser on the Internet.

The Technology Training Conference Room

The Technology Training Center conducts workshops for faculty, staff and students.

Technology Word Jumble

The College of Staten Island’s telecommunications department supports the campus wide telephone system. This includes maintenance and repairs of all telephone equipment.

woman looking at monitor of ww web OITS annual report

Support the community by developing software applications, the CSI Dashboard and developing and maintaing the CSI website.

Computer Lab At CSI

There are four open computer labs that are available to students to complete assignments and access the internet and email.

smart classroom

Media provides a wide range of services, including Smart Classroom and traditional audio-visual support, video conferencing, digital video, and still image production.

Networking Pictorial

The College of Staten Island provides the college community a reliable, secure and efficient network.  We work to maintain a safe environment for the college community.

OITS Staff Gathered Around the Conference Room With Double

Meet the people behind the scenes who provide support and make technology happen.

Read about  our relevant information and exciting updates about the various technological accomplishments .   We are hopeful that the ITS Newsletters and Annual Reports will convey what is going on behind the scenes.  Also, we want you to know about the individuals who make it happen.

It is important to remain educated and informed in the continued rise in vulnerabilities and threats that may impact your data and Colleges services. The following resources can be used as an educational model to provide awareness of information security. 

The Information Technology Advisory Council (ITAC) makes recommendations on non-operational policies (i.e. requests beyond everyday support related issues), procedures and resources necessary to establish and maintain effective technology systems to serve the needs of the College. 

CSI provides students, faculty and staff with access to important resources and support.

Technology Services has reserved a monthly service maintenance window on the last Saturday of each month starting at 9:00pm.  Holidays can affect this schedule.  Users can find the schedule of Technology Service’s monthly maintenance windows in the table that follows:

Smart environments have the potential to allow users to engage and interact seamlessly with their immediate surroundings. This has been made possible by the introduction of intelligent technologies, coupled with software-based services. Internet of Things (IOT), Virtual Reality, Double the Telepresence Robot, Drop Box and more...

The Student Technology Fee ("Tech Fee") was created as an interactive way to enhance technology available to students on all CUNY campuses. Each campus has an advisory committee that consists of administrative staff, faculty and student representatives that oversee budget allocation and projects.  View our current fiscal year plan, committee, and projects.