The University provides faculty, staff, and students with resources that allow them to post content and communicate online through websites or ITS-supported systems.


Aurora: ITS provides a content management system that faculty, staff, and students may use to build and maintain websites. The service, named Aurorais a multisite WordPress Service that enables customers to publish websites that meet institutional brand and accessibility standards, have a mobile responsive design, and remain current with security updates. For more information, to request an account, or to find training, visit

RHAP is a web hosting service provided by ITS that can be used if webmasters wish to use features not available on the Aurora WordPress web content management system.

Web Applications

The University provides multiple services that faculty, staff, and students may use to advertise events, make announcements, or engage with other units.

  • Events Calendar: Add an upcoming event to an area-specific or University main calendar.
  • Daily Digest: Submit and schedule an announcement that will appear in a daily newsletter-style email.
  • Nexus: Communicate with advisors and other student support specialists.
  • URL Shortener: Create a short link that directs people to a page with a long URL.