How do I get a custom domain name for my website

Custom domains are available through the university domain registration service.

The following instructions apply only to domains at the upper level such as Department level domains such as do not have a charge associated with them. For department level domains, email your request to

Engineering IT staff will register the domain for you.  Send email to and include the following information:

  • Domain name
  • Short description of the intended use for the domain
  • Length of registration (1, 2, 3, 5, or 10 years)
  • University account name and number to which any registration fees may be charged ($10 per year, up to $36.99 per year for .net, .org, and .com domains in addition to the $10 per year charge.)

Some restrictions to domain use and naming.  For details see

Keywords:website web site domain name custom URL   Doc ID:80901
Owner:Josh P.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
Created:2018-03-14 16:21 CDTUpdated:2019-08-16 15:24 CDT
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