Website Options

Northeastern has several different web options available to the Northeastern community. Please read about the different options below.

Before deciding on an option below please check with the head of your college. Some Northeastern colleges have specific guidelines regarding how websites should be built.

WordPress installations come with two customizable themes, Huntington and Columbus, designed by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Please note that the Office of Marketing and Communications and/or Information Technology Services is not responsible for building or maintaining your website.

If you need additional assistance, please review the user’s guide or contact an outside WordPress developer.


Marketing and Communications develops websites for colleges. Read more about Marketing and Communications.

Course Websites

Blackboard is a course management system that allows instructors to create, deliver, and manage web-based components for courses. It can be used to add online elements to a traditional course, or to develop completely online courses with few or no face-to-face meetings. Information Services offers Blackboard training and support.

Do It Yourself

If the options above do not meet your needs you do have the option of building your own site and hosting it on the nuweb server. Request server space here.

When filling out the request an account form you may also request a WordPress install on the nuweb server. Read more about setting up a WordPress site.

For more information about available web options at Northeastern University please read our FAQ section or contact the appropriate department.