at boston college
Most schools, departments, offices and centers use the AEM (formerly Day CQ) web content mangement system to create and maintain their sites on www.bc.edu.
A few departments use their own web designs on www.bc.edu or their own web servers.
Student Organization Websites
BC Student Clubs are now required to develop and maintain their websites on the MyBC portal. For more information, please contact the Student Programs Office at 617- 552-0050 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All active members of the BC community can create web sites on www2.bc.edu. (Note: you may also want to consider Google Sites as an easier to use alternative for a personal site. Google Sites are available as one of Google Apps for Education choices you have when logged into your BC Gmail acccount.)
Students, faculty and staff have two options for creating a personal website.
Most people will be best served by using Google Sites. It is easy to use, free component of the BC Google Apps for Education environment and requires no knowledge of HTML or specialized software. Google Sites is available from the Google Apps grid icon (9 grey squares in a square. that appears in the top right corner of your window when using BC Gmail.
Website Guidelines & Resources
Security Guideline for web contributors
- Information Provider Guidelines
- Web Roles and Responsibilities
- Planning Your Site
- Conduct User Testing
- Launch Tasks
- BC Web Color Palette
- BC Photography Resources
Universal Design for Learning
- Universal Design for Learning Project Website
- UDL Seminar: Introduction to Web Accessibility for Content Developers (slides and video; BC username and password required)
Web Tech Updates (BC username and password required)