Website Content

Pratt Community College maintains the institutional website, prattcc.edu and the athletics website, gobeaverspsorts.com.

A. Site Access.

  1. The Coordinator of Marketing Communications along with selected authorized users in various departments will have editing rights to prattcc.edu and be responsible for timely maintenance of posted information.
  2. Authorized users will only have editorial access to predetermined modules of input. The Coordinator of Marketing Communications will have editorial access to the entire site.
  3. Authorized personnel must complete system training prior to having editorial rights activated. Rights may be revoked by the Vice President of Students and Enrollment Management for disregard or negligence in following website policies.
  4. Authorized users in the Athletics department are responsible for timely maintenance of posted information on gobeaversports.com.

B. Content Maintenance.

  1. All changes to the site will be approved by the Director of Marketing Communications before becoming live on the web site.
    1. Authorized users can make changes to their portions of the site.
    2. Individuals who are not authorized to make changes on the web site should contact the Director of Marketing Communications to request content be added or changed.
    3. The Sports Information Director is authorized to approve Athletic Department content changes.
  2. The Director of Marketing Communications and any authorized users are charged with maintaining a consistent, legal, updated and inoffensive website. They each have discretionary authority to decline or edit web submissions and may choose to bring matters to the Coordinator of Marketing Communications for input. Appeals may be taken to the Vice President of Students and Enrollment Management.

C. Design and Content Guidelines

  1. Submissions and updates to the website will be processed daily by the Director of Marketing Communications.
  2. Web site themes (fonts, colors, etc.) and design elements will be established by the Director of Marketing Communications
  3. Images will need to be in color and of high quality (300 resolution and a max width of 300) in order to be posted by the Directtor of Marketing Communications.
  4. The PCC email address will be the only email address listed on the website. Contacts will be made to individuals by a direct-email form.
  5. Copyrighted materials, photographs or graphics cannot be posted without owner’s permission.
  6. Department, Program and Job Titles will be consistent according to a listing held by the Director of Marketing Communications and Personnel.
  7. Titles and style (reference AP style guide) need to be consistent. Examples include:
    1. Words used in all capital letters should be avoided.
    2. Use third person.
    3. Spell out the college name when initially used on a web page; further references on that page may be as PCC.
    4. Do not use the special characters “&” or “/”; choose “and” or “—“.
    5. Refer to the Pratt Community College Styleguide for information regarding facility names, etc.

Revision Dates: 01-26-2021, 10-16-2018, 10-17-2016, 08-24-2010.

Policy Number: 

200-33

Policy Type: 

Administrative Policy

Adoption Date: 

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Review Date: 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Revision Date: 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021