Domain of One’s Own

What is it?

Domain of One’s Own is an initiative that allows every Pomona student, faculty, and staff member to claim a free domain name and start building a website that is uniquely their own.

Why use it?

This new services—referred to as a Domain of One’s (DoOO) –affords students faculty, and staff access to their own website through the latest open-source tools such as WordPress, Scalar, Omeka S, MediaWiki, and Drupal. DoOO can be utilized for course blogging, building student websites, creating galleries or portfolios of work. Students, faculty, and staff can build individual websites or collaborate on websites with multiple authors.

Every account by default has:

  • Full cPanel access, a web-based hosting control panel  
  • One-click installation of over 100 open-source applications 
  • Blogs, Digital Scholarship, and Gallery Systems 
  • Five subdomains  
  • Full FTP Databases 

How do I get started?

To get started, go to and click the ‘Get Started’ button. From there, log in with your Pomona account and complete the Pomona College “Request Form” to register for your domain. 

How do I get help?

ITS Staff is available to answer your questions and meet you for a consultation and/or group training, if needed. We can help brainstorm ideas for using in your teaching based on your specific needs and discipline. Simply reach out to

Support Resources

You can also browse through our support resources to help answer your question(s).

Help from ITS-Pomona

The following includes documentation created by Pomona ITS

How do you get started?

How do you navigate cPanel?

What is DNS?

How do you incorporate applications?

What happens when you leave the college?

For more information, please see the full library of documentation.



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