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DCU Internet Domain Naming Conventions Policy

For DCU and Associated Organisations

This page defines the Standard for Internet Domain Name Registration for DCU and associated organisations(e.g. is a domain name).

Internet domain names are principally used for websites but can also be used for other Internet services e.g. email.

"DCU" must appear in the domain names of DCU related organisations(e.g. organisations based on campus and using the resources of the University).

Individual organisations can still retain their individual identity by using the convention "".

All sites being accessed on a domain must adhere to the DCU Web Hosting Policy.

Deviations from the standard need to be approved by the DCU Executive Group. Such requests should, in the first instance, be submitted to the Director of Communications and Marketing who will in turn submit them to the President for the attention of Executive.