Webhost is a shared hosting solution for groups and departments that wish to maintain custom sites and features support for PHP, CGI, Ruby, Python, Perl, and Node.js. It can be connected to a network share or via SFTP.

AVAILABLE TO: Faculty | Staff | External

FUNDED BY: University

  • You can manage content using SSH and SFTP clients (like Dreamweaver), or map your account as a network share
  • Group access is supported
  • Each account has a 2 GB maximum disk usage quota
  • A 2 MB upload limit is enforced on a web host to maintain good performance for the many sites that share this platform – any uploads larger than 2 MB must be performed via SSH, SFTP, or a Network Share as mentioned above
  • PHP and CGI are supported
  • ACCC may help you by installing content management systems such as WordPress at your request, but cannot manage your content, or guarantee application support (including plugins you choose to use), or application troubleshooting
  • You may use SQLite or request an external MySQL database to use along with your webhost.uic.edu site
  • You may use .htaccess for access control, error pages, and redirects, among other things
  • Web server logs are available in your site directory (/var/www/sites/yoursite/logs)


Website is a free shared web hosting service for academic and administrative units, as well as conference and research groups.

C-Stop, BSB

1007 West Harrison Street, Behavioral Sciences Building(BSB), Learning Center, First Floor,, Chicago, IL

Service Level Agreement

Service Request Fulfillment Time Within 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time Within 2 business days
Service Availability 24x7 (Critical Patching can occur between 6:00pm and 8:00am)
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s).
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list, Soapbox, Webmasters, Listserv.
Reviewed to Ensure SLA Meets Business Requirements Provisional SLA
Date Reviewed Provisional SLA
Service Owner: Ed Zawacki (Interim)