Requesting a Faculty Web Account

The Office of Information Technology provides the infrastructure to allow Faculty and Staff to create their online presence with the Faculty Sites domains ( and

What's included:

  • Hosting space for individual Faculty/Staff sites or UNLV-affiliated groups/committees/programs
  • 1 GB of disk space
  • Automatic system updates and patches, automatic application updates
  • SSL certificates for and domains
  • Basic assistance with using the service including:
    • Navigating cPanel
    • Installing applications
    • Getting started with WordPress using a pre-defined template

What's not included:

  • Content creation services
  • Custom applications
  • Websites requiring extensive storage


In order to request a site, you must be a:

  • Active full time Academic or Administrative Faculty/Staff member
  • Active part time Academic Faculty member
  • Retired Faculty member with emeritus status

Graduate Assistants are generally ineligible to receive a Faculty Web account, however, an Academic Faculty member can request a Graduate Assistant be a secondary user on their account to assist with development.

Domain Selection

Customers will need to select a domain name for their site. Faculty Web offers two domain suffixes: and

You will need to select your prefix for your domain.

  • Individual account for research or teaching focused websites will use [prefix] For example,
  • Group account for research or teaching focused sites that include professional organizations, research projects, conferences, institutes, centers, or committees will use [prefix] For example,​​​​​​​.

When selecting your domain, keep in mind:

  • Your domain name must be available
  • It will be difficult to change your domain later, especially if you share your site to visitors
  • You do not need to include your name in the domain, though many choose to do so

Requesting an Account

If you are eligible and have selected a domain name, you can begin the process of requesting your Faculty Web account.

  1. Go to
  2. From the page menu, select Dashboard
  3. Sign in with your ACE Account

Complete and submit the request form that appears, and you will receive an email once your request is processed.

Need Additional Help?

For additional assistance, please visit the Faculty Web knowledge base for additional articles or select a Related Service to submit a support ticket. You can also contact the IT Help Desk.


Article ID: 1147
Tue 9/20/22 3:55 PM
Fri 9/30/22 11:26 AM