Student Experience Website

New Safety and Security Information

By atnip on February 13, 2020 in Student Experience Website

The “What I Need” menu on the Student Experience website has a new addition:  we’ve created a page that collects information about safety and security on campus, in surrounding area and in St. Louis. The new page was developed to make sure that students can easily find informati...


Archived department sites to be decommissioned

By atnip on October 17, 2019 in Student Experience Website

All previous Student Affairs department sites archived at the launch of the Student Experience website will soon be decommissioned. The scheduled date for the sites to be permanently removed is Monday, December 30, 2019. After this date, the information contained in your previous department site ...


Confused@WashU: What’s With This Form?

By atnip on September 25, 2019 in Student Experience Website

Dear Confused@WashU: Thanks for asking us about about the best way to request an update to the Student Experience Website. We know the website request form can be quirky and pretty nosy plus the jargon may not make sense. Never fear: your friendly website self-help gurus in the Marketing, Communi...


Curious about Tagging?

By atnip on September 9, 2019 in Student Experience Website

The framework of the Student Experience Website is tagging. The web concept behind this is called taxonomy, or simply a way to classify and organize content dynamically. But what does that mean for making your content easy to find for students? When you request addition of content for your depart...

Website Statistics for Your Department

By atnip on August 8, 2019 in Student Experience Website

  With the help of Google Analytics, we’ve begun compiling monthly reports on the New Student Experience website’s traffic and usage by department, including: Total number of pages/posts viewed Most popular pages/posts How long users spend on pages/posts And more If you’d l...

Share the Love

By atnip on August 1, 2019 in Student Experience Website

With orientation fast approaching and the return of students to campus, we’re asking for your help to promote the new Student Experience Website. Pin-back buttons will be arriving soon in campus mail from Marketing, Communications and Media Technology. Please wear them proudly during Move-I...

Update to Formidable Forms

By atnip on July 9, 2019 in Student Experience Website

Click on the image and see notes below When building or editing a form, the field options are now located in a menu to the left. This allows more space on the right to display the form as it will look for users To add a field, use the left menu button Add Fields To […]

New Menu for Departments

By atnip on July 2, 2019 in Student Experience Website

A new menu has been added to   Created to make navigating the site more convenient for both departments and students, the new menu is located with the primary navigation menus WHAT I NEED and ALL RESOURCES at the top right. The menu includes links to all department landin...

Managing Forms

By atnip on June 19, 2019 in Student Experience Website

Division of Student Affairs departments can designate one or two staff who can access Formidable web forms on the new website. This can be useful if you have heavy forms traffic or need to download form results frequently. To help with web forms, department staff can refer to the user guide Creat...

New Student Experience Website Guided Tour

By atnip on June 11, 2019 in Student Experience Website

Join us for a tour of the new Student Experience website!     Included in the presentation: An introduction to the site, its content, functions and features Recommendations on searching the site and shortcuts to key areas An overview of site structure including Categories, Departments a...