What is Northwestern Sites?

Self-Service Web Publishing

Faculty, staff, and students can easily build and manage websites and blogs — free of charge — for academic and research purposes. Offered in partnership with CampusPress, a leading host of the WordPress content management system for educational institutions, Northwestern Sites is a WordPress publishing environment that provides managed security and updates.

Managed WordPress

Northwestern Sites provides access to a managed WordPress environment. That means security and updates are taken care of for you.

Free of Charge

Northwestern Sites is a free service provided at no cost to Northwestern faculty, staff and students.   

Getting Started Is Easy

Check out the getting started guide to begin the process of building your site in NUsites today!

Helpful Information



Visit the documentation section to learn about NUsites and answer your questions about site building along the way.

View Documentation


Start from scratch, or start from a pre-configured site template to get your site up and running as fast as possible.

Create a Site