Website Editing

Departmental Website Editing

Departments, Offices and Programs within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences maintain their own websites using the DAY CQ 5 content management system.

Personal Website Editing

Every employee and student of Villanova University is given a certain amount of webspace.  However, personal website editing is not mandatory.  Please see the instructions below to learn how to edit your personal webspace. 

(Classroom related materials should be maintained in Blackboard.)

Instructions for Editing Personal Websites

All students and employees of Villanova University receive a University approved personal website. Once a student pays the initial acceptance deposit, he/she receives a sealed letter with VU ID and password information for email and web accounts, This letter includes additional account information., Employees, once they have been hired, receive a sealed letter containing VU ID and password information.

User Personal Sites

All students and employees of Villanova University receive a University approved personal website. The website url format is: http://www.homepage.villanova.edu/firstname.lastname where first and last name match the users email. In a few cases a middle initial is included.  Site owners log in using their VU ID and password to edit the site.

FrontPage is No Longer Used
FrontPage is no longer a supported software. We are recommending the use of Microsoft Expression Web, which is the sucessor to the FrontPage software.

* ExpressionWeb_WebDAV_Instructions.docx
Download the instructions below to connect to your site through Expression Web.


Read more here.

Additional Information

Faculty Website Templates
The Arts and Sciences Office of Information Technology provides easy to use templates for personal webpages.

BioTool
Faculty and Staff also have Bio Pages that appear on Department and Program websites.  Use the BioTool to edit your Departmental/Program Bio Page.  Instructions can be found below.