GitHub Pages

What Is It?

GitHub Pages is a static site hosting service that takes HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files straight from a repository on GitHub, optionally runs the files through a build process, and publishes a website. You can find more information about this offering at About GitHub Pages.

Examples of GitHub Pages sites are available in the GitHub Pages examples collection.



A valid UIC primary NetID and common password are required to create a GitHub account and to access the University GitHub Enterprise account.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty 
  • Students 
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

To get started, see Creating a GitHub Pages site. Before you create a Page, you need an Organization.

To request a new organization or migrate an existing organization under the University enterprise license, send an email to GitHub Shared Service Support with the following information:

  • Department Name
  • Title of the GitHub Organization
  • Preferred GitHub Organization URL
  • Existing URL for the requesting department's website. Used for setting up a verified domain.
  • Organization owner information for two people: Name and NetID

How Do I Use It?

Once you've logged into your github repository, you can begin to create your github page. You can find some documentation on creating your page here

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time 2 business days
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s)
Service Notification Channel(s) IT Service Notices
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