ITS Web Resources
New Student Web Guide
If you are a new student at the University of Virginia, a sample Web page has already been created for you. You may view your sample Web page at http://people.virginia.edu/~[your computing ID]
For instance, if your computing ID is mst3k, your Web page is viewable at
You can make changes to the appearance of your website by modifying the home.html file, which is stored in the public_html directory under the Home Directory Service. You can create more files and add them to the site as well, linking them into your home page or accessing the URLs directly from a browser.
Example: If user mst3k created a file called "aboutme.html" and placed it in the /home/mst3k/public_html directory, the URL for the file would be: