LSA Advocacy

Advocates act as consultants in LSA departments to support the technology needs of faculty, staff and students. An LSA IT Advocate provides:

  • Personal attention to and focus on a specific departments’ IT needs.
  • Help navigating the IT landscape.
  • Shepherding of IT solutions that address their technology needs.
This service is currently: 

For questions or assistance related to this service

Please contact the LSA IT Service Desk
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An advocate is a member of LSA IT assigned to an LSA department who:

  • Provides personal attention to and focus on a specific departments’ IT needs.
  • Helps researchers navigate the complicated, ever-changing campus IT landscape.
  • Collaborates with researchers to design and develop IT solutions that address their technology needs.
  • Builds relationships between researchers facing similar IT issues.

Your advocate will:

  • Work with you to find out what you want to achieve.
  • Bring together others who may be needed to make that a success.
  • Do this for you accurately, politely and enthusiastically.
  • Monitor and follow through on referrals to make sure your goals were accomplished.
  • Investigate and report back when you feel your requests have been stalled or your IT needs aren’t being met yet.
  • Represent your interests for new IT offerings and improvement on existing offerings with IT groups across campus.
Who can use the service?: 

Anyone in LSA can use this service.  Click here to see the most recent report of how the service was used in the previous Semester.

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User Groups: 
IT Professionals
LSA Units