Web hosting - Students

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University Systems offers a "build-your-own website" service that allows personal homepages for students on studentweb.uvic.ca. This web space can be used to host web pages, where owners can add and maintain content, as well as set permissions. All students are allotted 1 GB of disk space, to be used either for email or web space. All computing usage at UVic, including personal web spaces, are subject to policy IM7200.

Who can use this service?

  • Students

How do I request or access this service?

All students with a primary NetLink ID have automatically been set up with a personal web space. The URL includes your personal NetLink ID: http://studentweb.uvic.ca/~NetLinkID.

Note: During the Fall 2018 term, this service will become subscription based. All students that have developed web content on studentweb.uvic.ca will be notified of the need to renew their sites prior to January 1, 2019 in order to retain their content.

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: Locations & hours