Usage Guidelines

What is Pages?

Pages is a tool available for faculty in Arts & Sciences that allows them to quickly create websites that are easy to customize and maintain. No knowledge of HTML or special software is required.

Who can use Pages?

Pages sites are intended for faculty members in Arts & Sciences. Exceptions, such as when a staff member requests a site, will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Students (graduate or undergraduate) in need of a web site should use All site users must have a WUSTL Key account.

What content is appropriate for Pages?

The content of websites in Pages should be non-commercial, adhere to all University computer use policies and contain primarily academic (research, course material) or professional (c.v.) subject matter. Highly confidential information including that covered by FERPA or HIPAA should never be entered in Pages.

Can Pages be used instead of Blackboard for a course I am teaching?

Pages is not an alternative to Blackboard for course management. Blackboard should be used to distribute assignments and other materials for students enrolled in individual courses.

How long may I keep my Pages site(s)?

Faculty and staff who leave the university may retain their Pages accounts for up to 6 months. The exact length of time is determined at the discretion of the department, but the length cannot exceed 6 months.