How do I get a domain name?

Engineering IT staff will register the domain for you.  Send email to engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu and include the following information:

  • Domain name
  • Short description of the intended use for the domain
  • Length of registration (1, 2, 3, 5, or 10 years)
  • University account name and number to which any registration fees may be charged ($10 per year, up to $36.99 per year for .net, .org, and .com domains in addition to the $10 per year charge.)

Some restrictions to domain use and naming.  For details see

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Email engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu, call the Help Desk at 217-333-1313, or contact your primary IT support professional.