Domains for Art Majors

“Giving students their own digital domain is a radical act. It gives them the ability to work on the Web and with the Web.”

-Audrey Watters, The Web We Need to Give Students

What is Knight Domains? Essentially, it’s a bit of space on the web on which you can create websites, wikis or anything else you can dream up.  All art majors are required to have a domain by first semester of sophomore year.  


–Student will gain agency and skill in learning how to create and manage their domains

–Students will use their domain to present requirements for sophomore review

–Students will use their domain to present proposal for Senior Art Exhibition

–Student will have a space to build a professional, advertising-free  art and design website

Domains are provided by St. Norbert College, at no extra cost to students.

How to create a domain

If you are thinking, “I have no idea how to set up a domain,” do not fear! There are many great resources available to help you get your domain up and running.  

Step 1:

The first thing you will need to do is get some server space on  Learn more about how to do this at  To learn more about choosing a name for your domain visit

Step 2: Structure your domain.  You can have a single domain or many subdomains.  It’s important to set up at least one WordPress site because this is where you’ll post your materials for Sophomore Review and  Senior Art Exhibition proposal. To learn how to set up a WordPress site visit

Help is available!

  • SNC Tech Bar staff can help you set up your domain and get started with your WordPress site
  • Art Student WordPress Assistants will teach you WordPress basics as well as some of the bells and whistles.
  • Art Faculty:  Email Shan Bryan-Hanson or Katie Ries or stop Office Hours for help with your domain.