Contact CIT

*For classroom technology issues, use the classroom help phone (Dial 2) to reach the AVS help desk or dial 348-3453 from any other phone. Also, you can email

The Center for Instructional Technology, housed within Academic Affairs, provides an umbrella of related instructional technology tools and services, designed to facilitate teaching, learning, and collaboration by the academic community at The University of Alabama.

A close working organization comprised of four individual groups – Audio/Visual SolutionsEmerging Technology & Accessibility, and the Faculty Resource Center  – the CIT maintains a collaborative working relationship with such service departments as the Office of Information Technology, the University Libraries, Facilities, Athletics, and the Office of Disability Services.

CIT Executive Staff

Ivon Foster-McGowan, Ph.D., Assistant to the Provost for Special Projects & Academic Technology

Audio/Visual Solutions, 118 Lloyd Hall
Michael Poe, Manager

Emerging Technology & Accessibility, 124 Russell Hall
Rachel Thompson, Ph.D., Director

Faculty Resource Center
Marilyn Staffo, Ph. D., Director
Phone: 205.348.3532

The Faculty Resource Center is located on the second floor of Gordon Palmer Hall annex. Gordon Palmer Hall was built in 1967 and named for former trustee Gordon D. Palmer, and is also home to the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Psychology.

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