for University Departments is a self-service platform for Ball State colleges, departments, offices, or units interested in hosting a blog. With, users are able to enjoy the ease of creating and maintaining a WordPress website under the wings of Ball State’s accessible and secure web environment.

Every user with access to a website on is subject to the Marketing and Communications Guidelines, as well as all other applicable University website policies. These include, but are not limited to, maintaining proper brand standards, as well as compliance with website accessibility and the University privacy policy.

What can I use for?

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Publications and journals associated with Ball State University

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Ball State University alumni and student stories is not for hosting

  • the primary website for any academic college, department, program, office, center, institute, or other University affiliated entity
  • any site dedicated to an individual student or student organization; students are encouraged to use third-party services for these purposes
  • any blog or site dedicated to an individual employee
  • any University faculty member with an interest in a professional website; for this purpose, please check out
  • custom HTML or other related content.