The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides state-of-the-art technology services to The University of Alabama community. Faculty, staff, and students can turn to the OIT for access to and assistance with email, websites, network, and much more. Visit for a complete overview of the Office of Information Technology services.


Crimson Mail is the email service for students at The University of Alabama. Crimson is powered by Google, meaning students have all the benefits of using Gmail. Email addresses use the format, and accounts are lifelong with no expiration. Crimson Mail is accessed using the same login credentials as myBama. 


Wireless internet service is available in all buildings and residences on campus. Students, faculty and staff should use the eduroam wireless network. Students should connect with their crimson email address and myBama password. Additional information and connection instructions are available at


OIT offers a variety of free software packages to UA students. Box unlimited cloud storage, Microsoft Office 365, Qualtrics, and others can be downloaded at


All UA students are required to use DUO two-factor authentication to protect myBama and Crimson mail accounts.


OIT offers high-performance computing platforms to students and graduate students at UA. Learn more at