Information Technology Services (ITS)


Working with ITS

ITS has information for candidates about who we are and what it’s like to work with us.

IT@UofT Employee Resources site

This site houses internal resources for ITS employees, such as information about professional development, employee benefits and more.

Awards and recognition for ITS employees

There are many award opportunities within the University to recognize ITS people for their service and excellence. Review these resources whenever you are considering nominating a colleague for an award.

Virtual meeting backgrounds

Use these resources to customize your virtual meeting experience.


This document includes notes and troubleshooting tips for using custom virtual backgrounds.

Virtual backgrounds sized for popular meeting software.

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Effective email guidelines

These tips and best practices are guidelines for Information Technology Services staff who need to send emails (including listserv messages) to large groups across the IT@UofT community.

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Checklist for optimizing your communication when sending an email to a large group across the IT@UofT community.

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Virtual workplace tips

Guidelines for helping you effectively organize and contribute to virtual meetings.

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Tips for using Microsoft Teams to connect and collaborate in a remote work environment.

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Tips for health and productivity.

For more wellness best practices, review these tip sheets from The Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture.

ITS memo best practices & recommendations

This document outlines the standards and best practices for writing memos that are being sent within ITS.

Chief Information Officer memo distribution process

This document outlines the process that ITS staff must follow when requesting to send official communications from the CIO email inbox