UNC Web Communications

What's Up Right Now

  • The University has purchased a new Content Management System (CMS) from Omni Update.
  • There is a new UNC web design for all sites.
  • Ruffalo Noel Levitz has been contracted to write content for each undergraduate and graduate major and they will contacting departments for input.
  • Promotional program pages will be created for each undergraduate and graduate program.
  • Creative Services will design the home page of each academic department site (such as Biology, Political Science, etc.).
  • Conversion of Phase 1 sites is nearing completion.
  • .Phase 2 runs June through August 2016.

View the Web Conversion Schedule

 OU Campus Training

Training for Phase 2 web authors is now available. An email invitation has been sent to identified Phase 2 web authors. If you are a Phase 2 site web author and did not receive an invitation, please contact Ronna Johnston.

 

Part 1 training covers the basic tools such as editing pages, inserting links and images, creating new pages and using the OU Campus interface.

Part 2 training covers more advanced options such as inserting snippets to organize content, using image galleries and setting workflow for other web authors to edit pages and submit for approval.

There are two date/time choices for each part so register for one session only  for each part. Please note these trainings are for Phase 2 web authors only. 

Part 1 Session Choices

  • Thursday  June 2, 9 - noon

Register for Part 1

Part 2 Session Choices

  1. Monday  June 6, 2 - 5 p.m.
  2. Friday June 10, 9 - noon

Register for Part 2

All sessions will be held in Kepner 075.

Open Labs

Open labs are drop-in blocks of time for practice in your site. CETL and Web Communications staff will be there to assist you with questions.

Open Lab times:

  • June 13 - Monday 1 - 3 p.m.
  • June 16 Thursday   10 - noon
  • June 21 Tuesday 10 - noon
  • June 23 Thursday 10 - noon
  • June 28 Tuesday 10 - noon

These labs will be held in Michener L12 

 

How Can Phase 3 and 4 Departments Prepare for the CMS?

  • Check the content on your web sites now
  • Update and reduce content where appropriate
  • The top level navigation of the new design accommodates about six categories of content and many sites will need to reconsider the navigation of existing sites
  • Contact ronna.johnston@unco.edu for analytics on your existing site