Lafayette WordPress accounts, used to create and maintain websites using the WordPress content management system, are available to all Lafayette College students and employees. Accounts must be used in accordance with the College’s Acceptable Use Policy, and Information Technology Services (ITS) reserves the right to limit the use of technologies that might compromise the security and integrity of the College’s IT resources. In particular, any mechanism that sends email must be registered with and approved by ITS.
Websites can be requested for:
Requests for WordPress accounts should be made using the Website Request form. The individual designated as the site administrator will be contacted within three work days with information about the account.
How a site is designed and developed, its web address, and how it will be linked to from the College website depend on the site’s function.
While ITS staff cannot author or maintain your websites, the department provides resources to help you develop and maintain your site.
Faculty requesting sites for courses and class projects will be contacted by an Instructional Technologist who can provide site development assistance.
When your WordPress site has been tested and published and is ready for public access, complete the appropriate website promotion request form:
The contents of your website help represent Lafayette to the world. Accounts must be used in accordance with the College’s Computing and Networks Acceptable Use Policy and any other applicable College policies. Site administrators are responsible for keeping site content current and removing content from the server when it’s no longer needed.