How do I get an iu.edu, .org, .net, or .info address?
iu.edu email addresses
Indiana University email addresses using the
domain are available for all students, faculty, and staff. See:
- How do I create a new IU email address?
- Guidelines for avoiding service interruptions when changing your primary email address at IU
iu.edu service addresses and other top-level
To use one of the domains mentioned below, you need approval from the IU Public Affairs Web Committee. To request approval, submit the Domain/Virtual Host Name Request form. Processing such requests takes two business days. If you don't receive a response by then or have an emergency request, call 812-855-4047.
Before making a request, considering the following guidelines:
iu.edu service addresses
iu.edu domain is reserved for IU
services that meet either of the following requirements:
- They have a university-wide scope; for example, internally focused
services or information provided from web pages must be applicable and
accessible to constituents on a major portion of IU's campuses.
- They broadly represent IU in such a way that any externally focused service or information provided from web pages represents a non-profit, non-commercial agency, institute, or program supported by a major portion of IU's campuses.
Other top-level domains
Use of top-level domains that do not have an IU association
included in the name (e.g.,
.info) will be granted only in the
.org, the entity represented by the web page or server being named must be a non-profit, non-commercial academic agency, institute, or program supported by a consortium consisting of an IU department or office and at least five external non-profit organizations.
.net, the service represented by the web page or server being named must be part of a set or network of similar external web pages or servers.
.info, the service represented must provide an outlet for information that has an outside market, and such information must be uniquely possessed by a particular IU department or agency.
Last modified on April 12, 2013.