Drupal at Cal Poly

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Who Gets Drupal Sites?

Drupal sites are provided for official Cal Poly websites. Additionally, entire sites are usually not granted for short-term needs such as creating web presence for an event, nor for individuals. In both cases, such content is usually better-suited as a page on an existing site. Under normal circumstances, staff and/or faculty need to be in charge of a site (although students can work on a site).

For a detailed explanation of what constitutes an official Cal Poly site, please see Section E.11 of the Responsible Use Policy.

Clubs, which are recognized as an ISO as defined under the resources section of the ASI site and officially recognized by the Dean of Students as such, are not given websites on the Cal Poly Enterprise Drupal environment.

Instructionally Related Activities (IRAs), as defined by Academic Programs and Planning, are handled on a case-by-case basis. Many IRAs are hosted within their sponsoring department's website, which is the recommended method, however there may be circumstances which warrant an IRA being granted its own Drupal site.

Research websites are considered similarly as IRA sites with the preferred hosting solution within a sponsoring college or department website. Again, these are handled on a case-by-case basis.

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