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GROUP/PROJECT WEBSPACE REQUEST POLICY
Who is Eligible?
All currently registered degree-seeking students and currently employed faculty/staff are eligible to receive a group/project web space account at the school.
What is a Group/Project Web Space?
A group/project account is web space for the purpose of academic and/or administrative-related projects.
These projects may include and are not limited to a site for a:
- Class to post artwork;
- Public program project;
- Student group to post information/artwork for the group;
- Faculty member to communicate course related materials and information;
- Department-specific initiative that is not already provided on the school’s site or could not be added to the the school's website.
Group/projects web pages should not duplicate information or services already provided on the school’s website or by departments of the school. This includes, but is not limited to, information related to admissions, prospective student recruitment, program overview, or services. Any potential duplication must be brought to the attention of the Web and eCommunications Office and coordinated and/or discussed accordingly.
Procedure for Getting a Group/Project Web Space
- Complete a Group/Project Web Space Request Form.
- Determine the site’s project leader/contact person. This person is responsible for maintaining this account. See “Required Skills and Responsibilities” below.
- Complete the form and submit to the attention of Rae Ulrich, Web and eCommunications office, room 1205D, Sulivan Center, 116 S. Michigan Ave, 6th floor.
- Set up a meeting with Rae Ulrich to discuss the goals/objectives of the site, SAIC branding guidelines, as well as discuss issues regarding the interface with the school’s site and policies determined by the school’s Web Steering Committee.
Please allow up to two weeks for group/project submissions to be processed. Accounts that are not used within the semester they have been activated may be made inactive.
How to request a Group/Project Site be Linked from the School’s Site or Portal
- Email Rae Ulrich at firstname.lastname@example.org when the site design/development has been completed. A final review will be made before a link from the School site will be made.
- All linked group/project web-sites must have a link from their main index page that links back to the respective page of the school’s site from where it was originally liste and/or to the school's homepage at saic.edu.
Website Project Leader Required Skills and Responsibilities
As a Group/Project Account Leader, you are required to have the following skills and responsibilities:
- You must know HTML (HyperText Markup Language).
- You must be able to FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to the school's web server.
- You are responsible for the testing of links, content, and style of your pages.
- You must write all hypertext links within your site as relative paths, not full paths. Full paths should only be used to link to other sites.
- You are responsible for ensuring that a link to the school's website is included in the main template of the site and that the School's logo is used appropriately.
- You are responsible for the safety and integrity of the account's work, including a periodic backup of the work and the safe use of your password (do not share your password).
- Project Leaders are responsible for ensuring that the group/project site is kept current and accurate.
- You have read, understood, and agreed to the Policy for Acceptable Use of Network and Computing Resources of the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
- You must get copyright permission for use of any images, sounds, or other media that you use on your site that is not your own work. This should include the title of the media, a description of how you plan to use it, and an authorized signature allowing such use. Download SAIC's Non-Exclusive License Form for permission to use someone's artwork and the Photo, Video and Podcast Release Form when documenting an individual.