Web site development at The University of Kansas

The KU Department of Information Technology provides central web hosting services to meet various campus needs.

Web Hosting Services

Website purpose Website type
Unit or departmental website KU Content Management System — Quota: 10GB
Unit or departmental web application or exempt website. cPanel webserver — Quota: 1GB default, up to 10GB free.
Additional storage available through central file storage. See the cPanel Documentation.
Class or course website Blackboard course website — Instructors with unique requirements should contact the Center for Online & Distance Learning.
A cPanel webserver solution is available if Blackboard will not work
Research or grant-funded website KU Content Management System — Quota: 10GB
Research or grant-funded exempt website. cPanel webserver — Quota: 1GB default, up to 10 GB free. See the cPanel Documentation
Faculty website cPanel webserver — Quota: 1GB default, up to 10 GB free. See the cPanel Documentation
Student organization website Rock Chalk Central  (Organizations desiring more than what is provided by Rock Chalk Central should use a 3rd party web host)
Personal website People webserver — Quota: 50M

Unit and research web sites can also request a domain name for their site. Please note: all websites hosted at the University of Kansas must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy.


Browser Support

KU IT officially supports the following browsers:

  • IE 9+
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari
Training Calendar
Social Media
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KU students grow algae for biofuel, cleaner water KU's "Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative" (see http://www.cebc.ku.edu/RET-2014) is working on a project that starts with algae. Researchers are demonstrating how community wastewater operations can add a large-scale, algae-growing facility that will not only return cleaner air and water back to nature, but also provide a sustainable source for biodiesel fuel.


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
$260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times