Web Resources

Website Development and Support

The Web Team in Web and Internal Communications supports departments that use the university’s official web templates. The office provides a variety of design, content and technical support, including:

  • Cascade Server help desk support.
  • Cascade Server training.
  • Content and navigation updates.
  • Responsive web design (RWD) conversions.
  • Site assessments and audits.
  • Web analytics reporting and support.
  • NIU Event Calendar support.
  • Web development.

Website Style Guides, Best Practices and Standards 

To improve website design using the latest NIU templates, the Web Communications team has published the NIU Web Standards and Style Guide. Site owners are expected to follow these guidelines so that we may provide a consistent visitor experience across the NIU domain.

Web Support

The Web Team can assist with content and navigation updates to your departmental or office website if it is hosted on Cascade Server. Request updates using the Website Update Request form.

Custom Web Templates and Solutions

The Web Team can provide custom web solutions and templates for a fee — with prior approval from University Marketing. Contact Brian Walk at bwalk@niu.edu.

Custom Web Applications

DoIt Web Services designs and develops custom web applications. For more information, contact webservices@niu.edu.

Additional Web Resources

Contact Information

Communication Standards and Institutional Branding
University Marketing

Logos and Sub-Branding
University Marketing

Website Design
Web and Internal Communications

University Letterhead and Business Cards
Document Services

Athletic Identity
Athletics Marketing

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