Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Service Description

Submit a request to create a new AWS account through the University’s enterprise agreement and consolidated billing.

Make a Request

Make a Request: 

Please note that the requesting department is responsible for all costs incurred. CUIT will bill the chartstring provided by the requestor. Submit a request now to create your account or link an existing account.

Support Contact

Service Support Contact: 

Please send email to or call the CUIT Service Desk at 212-854-1919 to ask questions or report an issue.

Additional Information

Additional Information: 

A) Columbia University does not have a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with Amazon Web Services and therefore AWS cannot be used to store or share PHI data.

B) For University use by faculty and staff for University business - not for personal or student use.

C) You are required to read, understand and comply with all of Columbia University's and Amazon Web Services' policies, with specific attention to the following:

Columbia University External Hosting Policy

Columbia University Acceptable Usage of Information Resources Policy

AWS Acceptable Use Policy

Columbia University IT Policies

Please visit CUIT’s AWS web page for more information.