Individual campuses and schools (The Client)

  • Assigns staff to author, edit, and publish content.
  • Contacts IU Communications for access:
  • Maintains academic information such as:
    • Degree programs and their requirements
    • Course descriptions and metadata
    • Learning resources
    • Admission requirements and procedures
    • Academic and nonacademic policies
    • Contact Information
  • Publishes content to the Academic Bulletins test server.
  • Confirms accuracy of content and courses before final publish.
  • Requests a final publish from IU Communications

IU Communications

  • Provides technical support and periodic training to clients regarding usage of the WCMS as it relates to their academic bulletin.

Basic WCMS training courses are offered by IT Training.

  • Publishes final version of content (pages and course information) to the live public website.
  • Transmits bulletin-oriented course descriptions for testing and submission.
  • Delivers course data test results to client; provides explanations of any errors and possible solutions.
  • Prepares a new site for each new iteration of an academic bulletin.