How to acquire subdomain address

Before setting up a website at the website name has to be accepted by UW Press Office. Press Office has to be contacted at with following information:

  • name of subdivision petitioning for subdomain
  • contact details for person responsible for technical implementation
  • subdomain name
  • redirect address, if not using central CMS
  • short description of website purpose

Any further contact will be carried out through the address provided. If technical implementation is carried out by local IT team, they should provide their address in the message.

Domain name guidelines

Name should be very clear, easy to understand and specific. We do not recommend too brod names, that could be claimed by many university units (e.g. czy Names with negative conotations or damaging to University public image (e.g., will not be accepted. For conference-specific websites we encourage using department or institute domains.