Official Homepage Information
Any home page that
represents the activities and programs
of a recognized University department or
program is considered an official home
page. For example, a home page
from the Career Services Center
providing online information about
University graduates would be considered
an official home page.
All official home
pages must be reviewed by the Public
Relations Office (as with printed
publications) before they can be housed
on the University server or made
available to the public. All
reviewed home pages will be registered
with the Public Relations Office and
linked directly from the University home
page. All current regulations
regarding the use of the University's
name and logo (as applied to printed
publications) also apply to home pages.
you have questions or issues please
here to find out how to contact the
Technology Help Desk who will assist you
with your request. For urgent
issues, the help desk can page a support
specialist (during daytime hours) for
registering an official page
procedure has been established to assist
in creating official home pages.
- The individual
responsible for the page should set
up a meeting with the communications
manager/webmaster in the Public
Relations Office, just as when
creating a printed publication.
- The communications
manager/web master will assist the
individual in determining the
audience, design and purpose of the
home page, and make sure it is
feasible to code in HTML.
- Public Relations
will provide a simple design
template the individual or
department can work with if desired.
If an individual or department
creates their own design, the
will review it to make sure it is
consistent with University style.
- The Public
Relations Office will prioritize
requests for assistance in creating
home pages, with input from the
appropriate President's Council
member. If needed, an
instructional technology or computer
science major will be assigned who
can code the design in HTML.
It will be the responsibility of the
department sponsoring the page to
allocate funds in their budget to
pay the student worker.
- The student's work
must be supervised by the individual
in charge of the page. The
student can work on a computer in
the department sponsoring the page,
or in the University computer labs.
- The communications
manager/webmaster will review the
completed page before it is loaded
on the server. The Office of
Information Technology (OIT) will
grant the individual access to the
departmental web directory so it can
be updated and changed
regularly. Before the
page can be made live on the server,
its host must complete a "Home
Page Registration Form"
available from Public Relations.
All computer and Internet users must
be in compliance with
as provided by
- The page must be
maintained and updated by the
department that created it. Public
Relations can offer assistance in
the initial creation of the page but
cannot be responsible for ongoing
updates. An individual from
the department will be required to
participate in a web development
training class if needed to gain the
skills necessary to update the page
on an ongoing basis. Pages
that are not regularly updated by
their host are in jeopardy of being
removed from the server.