By default, your site URL is "" You can get a "" address by hosting your site on the UVA domain. If you want a URL independent of UVA, host your site on your own domain

Host Your Site on the UVA Domain 

Learn more at Domain Name.

  1. Go to the external
  2. Click Service request catalog
  3. Click Connecting
  4. Choose Domain Name - Third-Level
  5. Fill out the information in the form 
  6. Click Add to cart on the right sidebar
  7. Click Proceed to checkout
  8. Verify the information, then Checkout to confirm 

Host Your Site on Your Own Domain 

See the glossary definition of Domain Name

  1. Buy a domain name
  2. Decide on a host name for your site
  3. Contact 
  4. Contact SHANTI support at
  5. Go to your registrar
  6. Change the names of the domain name servers that store information about your site