Dr. Basheer Al-Dwairi
Director of Computer and Information Center.
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Tel.: +962 (2) 7201000 ext- 24010
Welcome to the Computer and Information Center (CIC) at Jordan University of Science and Technology. Our role is to provide a high quality e-working environment in order to enhance and improve performance, promote academic excellence, increase productivity, and improve the quality of research.... Our Center has been providing the University with an excellent and rapidly expanding Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure to accommodate the growing administrative and academic needs. The University computing facilities comprise of over 3000 personal computers, a server farm, Gigabit and wireless Ethernet networks that span the entire campus, VoIP infrastructure, and an Internet connection of 200 Mbps. Network security is managed through Firewall, IDS, Corporate Anti-virus system and other tools. There are four Video conferencing systems that are able to cover different classrooms and halls. The current Management Information System (MIS) covers all administrative departments including Student Information System, Human resources, Finance, Engineering workshops, Inventory and Supplies, Student Affairs, Graduate studies, University centers, Library, electronic exams section, and others. Our students, faculty, and staff can have access to several online self-services through our portal. The University has clear policies and regulations for regulating ICT usage. The University is currently running several projects including deploying active directory, single-sign-on using identity server, online help desk, learning management system, and operation and management systems.
The Computer and Information Center was established in 1987 to provide the following services:
The responsibilities of this center increased since that time, because of the growing demands on using the IT in teaching and research, as well as using the computers and information technology in the administrative departments of the University.
The University will be recognized as a leader in the use of ICT
in all aspects of the University life to maximize performance, promote
academic excellence, enhance productivity, and improve the quality of
The Computer and Information Center (CIC) is responsible for
offering high-quality ICT services to students, faculty and staff to
fulfill the University mission in teaching, research, and community
services. To this end, CIC is going to be user-centric providing a
technology enabled teaching and learning infrastructure that supports
academic excellence, a research computing infrastructure that
facilitates research and improves our competitiveness, a
networking/communication infrastructure that enables collaboration and
transports multimedia services, a system that improves the ability to
access data and information in the workplace and, a suite of ICT
services and resources to increase the productivity of staff and
administrators, to improve the decision making process, and to engage
the University community with the external constituents.
- Establish and enforce policies, best practices, and standards for ICT resources, services, and data.
- Improve the quality of teaching, learning, and research through a more ICT functional environment.
- Automate administrative activities and services performed at all functional levels of the university to maximize performance, improve the decision making process, and enhance productivity.
- Introduce state-of-the-art ICT infrastructure and technology applications in all activates of the university.
- Provide means for seamless communication and collaboration within the University and to the outside world.
- Build an effective technical support system for all ICT services.
- Provide technical consultancy, development, and training in ICT for the university and the community.