Title: #VII-20. WVU at Parkersburg Website
West Virginia University at Parkersburg recognizes the importance of a presence on the Internet. The purpose of this document is to establish consistent procedures and formats for college departments and organizations to link to the institutional home page.
The WVU at Parkersburg Marketing and Communications office will:
§ maintain/develop the content of the official WVU at Parkersburg website;
§ work with college departments and organizations in development of their home pages. This includes assisting with or designing the pages, and
§ coordinate hypertext links to home pages belonging to institutional departments, divisions or recognized college organizations to the WVU Parkersburg website.
Deans, directors or other administrators with budget authority may request to create or have created a departmental or organizational home page and associated pages.
The process for requesting a change to the website or adding a new page to the website is as follows:
1. Client will fill out a Web Request Form and obtain approval from appropriate supervisor to submit request to the Marketing and Communications Office.
2. Client will email Web Request Form to the Director of Marketing and Communications for review. Director may request a meeting with client to discuss the Web change(s).
3. The Marketing and Communications office will make appropriate changes to the webpage(s) and forward link(s) to the client for approval.
The WVU Parkersburg website is an ever-changing electronic publication which is potentially accessible to anyone on the Internet. WVU Parkersburg employees and students will not knowingly provide information or services contrary to rules established by federal or state law, by the WV Council for Community and Technical College Education, or by the WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors via college home pages.
Those placing information on the Internet through WVU at
Links to the college home page will be monitored by the Director of Marketing and Communications. Any home page information determined inconsistent with federal or state laws or rules of the WVCCTCE, or WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors will be referred to the respective administrator and subject to immediate removal.
HOME PAGE GUIDELINES
The following guidelines are designed to:
§ help members of the WVU at Parkersburg community who want to create effective and informative web pages and,
§ provide structural and visual guidance for Web use that will promote a unified, quality image of WVU Parkersburg departments, divisions, programs, employees and students
Department/Division/Organization Home Pages
Standard web server design and guidelines are to be followed. Each
home page should incorporate a standard graphic header at the top of the
page. This will create an institutional
standard and immediately identify the page as being a part of WVU
Parkersburg. The headers should include
the words "
Those having their page linked to the official WVU Parkersburg home
page must have a link back to the official WVU Parkersburg home page (www.wvup.edu)
on the first screen of the department’s home page. Preferably that link will be in a standard
location at the bottom of the page. That link must clearly indicate that the
department is a part of
The WVU at Parkersburg logo is available from the Marketing and Communications office for official use only. Due to limited network capacity, personal home pages may not be linked to the institutional home page.
Materials accessed from WVU at
Much information about WVU Parkersburg is already in electronic form as word processing files, the college catalog, brochures, etc. Such electronic documents can be quickly provided on the Web. These documents need periodic review for accuracy and up-to-date information.
Responsible Administrator: Director of Marketing and Communications, 304-424-8203