The URL of a website is also known as the domain. All Web Services websites will have a url on the domain (e.g. The web services team will suggest the final part of the URL based on your needs and best web practices.

Some websites may be built on the network, but by special exception only.

Custom Domains

The university has established Use of Name guidelines for governing custom domain (i.e., registrations to ensure that all URLs in the domain are assigned and used in alignment with institutional goals and that the university’s name, brand, and reputation are protected.

Information about a custom subdomain, and who is eligible to apply for one, can be found in the university’s central Office of Communications’ Use of Name policies.

Custom Domains

As all official university websites must live within the domain, Krieger Web Services does not allow any outside/ domain (e.g. on its web server.