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Personal Web Account (people.ryerson.ca)

Personal web accounts (people.ryerson.ca) are available to Ryerson Faculty & Staff who wish to host a website at Ryerson.  

Accounts on people.ryerson.ca server are subject to the same rules, regulations and usage guidelines applied to all user accounts. Ryerson's main web site provides a web page policy.

In addition to the usual guidelines, a web page must:

  • Comply with all ONET regulations
  • Not intend to advertise or help operate a private business
  • Not present copyrighted material without the author's consent. When possible, copyrighted material should be linked to, not reproduced
  • Comply with the Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy of the University
  • Identify the individual responsible for maintaining the page and give the most recent revision date

Because of problems with security and resource consumption, staff and faculty cannot run private CGI programs on people.ryerson.ca 

For more information on Ryerson Web Servers, view Hosting a Website at Ryerson .

  1. Log in to the my.ryerson portal with your username and password.
  2. Under the Self Service module, click on Personal Account.
  3. Under the General category, click on Manage My Online Resources.
  4. Next to people.ryerson.ca, click the status checkbox, ensuring it is On.
Screenshot indicating where to find the people.ryerson.ca option in the Manage My Online Resources menu.

   5. When prompted, Click Yes, I am sure!.

 Once the above mentioned steps are completed, a people.ryerson.ca account is ready to be used after a few hours.

Screenshot indicating where to find the people.ryerson.ca option in the Manage My Online Resources menu.