Every one of the hundreds of websites related to the School of Medicine represents our brand to people around the world.

The experience people have using your website can significantly shape their impressions of your group, the School of Medicine, and Washington University as a whole.

Because your website’s visibility and impact are high, we provide you the tools, training and support to get the job done. Whether you use our self-service web theme or work with a vendor, we’ll help you launch a site that communicates effectively, follows best practices and supports our reputation as a world-class institution.

Using our self-service website theme

Laptop showing screen from a WashU Web Theme site.Developed through a collaboration between WashU Medicine Marketing & Communications and University Marketing & Communications, the WashU Web Theme is fully branded, easy to edit and meets high standards for usability and accessibility. The theme’s robust features give you the flexibility to tell your group’s story your way.

Fun fact: This very website uses the WashU Web Theme.

It takes only minutes to set up your new site, and we take care of hosting, technical and security updates, training and support – all free of charge. Visit WashU Sites to get started.

Working with a vendor

If you plan to hire an agency or freelancer to build your website, please contact us early in the process, and see our vendor guide for help.