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Web Communications

Web Communications (Web Comm) is part of Global Marketing and Communications. We:

  • Manage and develop the top-level pages of the Northwestern website;
  • Approve departmental requests for space on the University's main server;
  • Consult and/or assist with design and development of web pages for Northwestern schools and administrative offices;
  • Perform research and analysis through site reviews, usability testing, online surveys, web traffic analysis, card sorting exercises, and link tracking;
  • Provide training in site maintenance, WCMS, PlanIt Purple;
  • Maintain and disseminate University web standards;
  • Explore new and changing web-related technologies; and
  • Lead and oversee the activities of the University's Web Steering Committee.

Web Communications also provides administration and development for:

Work With Us

We are available to assist University units with design of websites. 

Initiate a Project Request

Offices that undertake their own projects or use outside services should communicate the University’s web style guide to all individuals involved in website design and maintenance.