Creating a Website at UChicago

Self-Service Websites

  • Voices platform powered by Wordpress CMS
  • Pre-designed UChicago template
  • No cost to set up; free hosting and platform maintenance included
Learn more about self-service websites

Advanced Websites

  • Vita platform powered by ExpressionEngine CMS
  • Pre-built page templates for most common content needs
  • ITS service fee for setup, hosting and platform maintenance
Learn more about advanced websites

Custom Websites

  • Custom website built by a preapproved vendor
  • Build a site with unique features and distinct branding
  • Cost varies by project complexity
Learn more about custom websites

Need a classroom blog?

All class blogs are supported by Academic Technology Solutions (ATS). The team will set up the site, help integrate with Canvas, and provide additional technical support. Learn more about Class Blogs.

Web Policies and Standards

The University has an interest in ensuring that University of Chicago web properties are managed in a secure and professional manner. To promote good practices and address the risks associated with the management of web properties, the University created the Web Properties Management Policy and Standards. The standards emphasize the need for UChicago websites to follow University standards for security and maintenance, accessibility, domain names, and to be registered.