The Office for Research Information Systems (ORIS) is primarily responsible for supporting the strategic and operational needs of ORA and its operating units. ORIS works integrally with VCR organizations to design, develop, maintain, and operate campus-wide enterprise systems critical to UCLA’s research community.

ORIS strives to be an efficient, effective and professional IT organization, leading in research administration solutions, business processes and technology. Its mission is to:

  • Deliver strategic technological solutions to achieve the business objectives of UCLA’s research enterprise.
  • Improve service, compliance and efficiency in research administration processes.
  • Design and operate the technology infrastructure for ORA.

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Services We Provide

IT and business analysis services we provide to ORA departments and Research Policy and Compliance.

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Systems We Support

Critical research enterprise systems utilized campus-wide that we build and maintain.

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Contact Us

Our Service Desk and staff are here to help. Call or send us an email for assistance.

Our Core Values

Let us know how our department is measuring up to our seven core values below. Send your comments and suggestions to


Providing the highest level of service and customer care in a professional and courteous manner by understanding our customers’ needs and expectations, and building positive relationships.


Striving for excellence by delivering tested and proven solutions, and by providing high-quality, user-friendly products and services to our customers.


Inspiring trust by delivering on our promises, encouraging honest and open communication, and taking responsibility for our actions.


Managing University resources responsibly and effectively while carrying out UCLA’s core mission.


Demonstrating esteem and appreciation towards other people and organizations, and treating people with politeness and consideration, regardless of differences.


Working together efficiently to achieve common goals by sharing knowledge and ideas, and building consensus.


Streamlining processes to achieve optimal results.