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A springboard for your next website

We are committed to helping the Stanford community build beautiful, mobile-responsive, accessible websites. With Stanford Sites Jumpstart, website owners can focus on what matters most – their content.

Labs and Programs

Perfect for labs, centers, and institutes to showcase their research, programs, and people.

Learn more about Jumpstart for Labs

Administrative Offices

A great fit for small administrative offices to share information on their services, policies, and staff.

Learn more about Jumpstart for Offices

Preview Sites

A splashy preview website to announce an initiative, project, or something else "coming soon!"

Learn more about Jumpstart for Previews


A high-impact website to promote an upcoming event, symposium, or small conference.

Learn more about Jumpstart for Events

Academic Departments, learn more about our Jumpstart Academic service.

Ready to get started? Request your Jumpstart website or contact us for a consultation.

Why Jumpstart?


Quick turnaround

Get your new site within two business days and add content at your own pace. When you're ready to launch, we'll be there to help.


Friendly Guidance

Reach out to our team through email, phone, and open office hours, or explore the Jumpstart User Guide for tips on working with your site.


Secure and supported

Never miss a security release. Regular Drupal maintenance is handled for you by University IT on the Stanford Sites hosting environment.

Form + function

(No technical experience necessary!)

Design flexibility

Choose your unique homepage layout, colors, and fonts that work with the built-in Stanford identity.

Easy to use

Jumpstart makes it simple to create and manage content, menus, and users.

Integrated Stanford content

Manage your content more easily by connecting to courses, people profiles, news, events, and more.