Web hosting - Faculty and Staff

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University Systems offers a faculty and staff web hosting service that allows individual homepages for faculty and staff on web.uvic.ca. This service can be used to create web pages, where you can add and maintain content, as well as set permissions. All computing usage at UVic, including individual web spaces, are subject to UVic policies including IM7200 and IM7800. Review the Terms of Service for further details. 

  • Service expiry and renewal: Your website will be active for 1 year. You will receive email notifications near the end of the subscription period prompting you to renew your website.
  • Ownership responsibilities: You are responsible for maintaining the content and applications hosted on your website.

Prior to signing up for the service, please consider the following alternative web-related services available to meet the needs of students at UVic.

  • Cascade: This web content management system (CMS) allows for easy addition and editing of content by many different authorized users of a web space.
  • Online Academic Community (OAC) WordPress Service: All employees and students at the University of Victoria have the ability to create centrally supported WordPress sites through the Online Academic Community (OAC).
  • Brightspace: A cloud-based collection of learning tools that allows course instructors to host all of their course-related content in one place.

Who can use this service?

  • Faculty
  • Staff

How do I request or access this service?

Online Services allows you to view, sign up for and renew your available services, including the faculty and staff website service.  

Sign up for your individual website

The URL for your website will include your NetLink ID: https://web.uvic.ca/~NetLinkID. Once you have signed up for the service, get started on your website by visiting the Help Centre Web Hosting – Faculty and Staff page.


What is the cost for this service?

This service is provided free of charge up to 1GB of storage.

When is this service available?

This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. You can be informed of service interruptions by subscribing to Informed.

How do I get help with this service?

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

Telephone: 250-721-7687
In person: Clearihue A037