Web Hosting





KU Information Technology provides a number of options for developing, hosting and managing websites. The available options vary depending on a number of criteria.

  • Content management system (CMS) is the primary platform for departmental websites. KU CMS websites are built on Drupal, an open source content management system. Pre-designed KU templates make it easy for people without web development skills to create and manage websites.
  • cPanel is a website hosting platform that provides a provides a graphical interface and automation tools. cPanel websites require web development knowledge and skills, including advanced web programming expertise depending on the complexity of the site.
  • Rock Chalk Central is a vendor-provided student engagement platform for registered student groups.

Website Hosting Options

  CMS cPanel RC Central
Departments Yes Yes No
Researchers Yes Yes No
Research Group/Project Yes Yes No
Faculty/Staff Personal No No No
Student Personal No No No
Student Groups No Yes Yes



Content Management System (CMS)

Complete the CMS request form.


Complete the cPanel request form.

Rock Chalk Central

Students can log into Rock Chalk Central using their KU Online ID and password to register their student organization and create a Rock Chalk Central site. Contact the Student Involvement Leadership Center for more information.

Personal Web Space

Visit MyIdentity Services to set up your personal web space.



For more information about website hosting options or technical support, contact your departmental web support team or KU IT Web Support at websupport-sn@ku.edu.



Web Hosting