University of San Diego

USD Web 2.0 (Fall 2019 - TBD)

Project Updates

Date(s) Milestone Updates

September 9, 2019 - November 22, 2019

USD 2.0: Research and Discovery

This fall semester, efforts were focused on conducting internal and external research to learn more about how both the university and the USD website are perceived. The result of these efforts is summarized in a Research and Discovery Summary. Toward the goal of transparency, the following assets and information are also available for viewing:

Collectively, this information has led to institutional and technical goals for USD 2.0
August 14, 2019 - September 6, 2019 USD 2.0: Website Data Review Meetings

A series of presentations conducted with the admissions (undergraduate and graduate) offices and the schools and College of the university to provide insight on website performance and suggested improvements.

See the Website Data Review presentation (PDF) for a generic version of the discussion conducted with marketing professionals and website content providers across campus.

July 11, 2019 USD 2.0: CMS Initial Discovery

A presentation to Cascade CMS maintainers on the proposed direction of changes in templating, tools, and website layout options.

See the CMS 2.0 Initial Discovery presentation (PDF)

May 16, 2019 USD 2.0: MyPostings Initial Discovery

A presentation to marketing representatives from around campus on the proposed direction of an all-new MyPostings (news and events) system.

See the MyPostings 2.0 Initial Discovery presentation (PDF)

February, 13, 2019 USD 2.0: Design System Initial Discovery

A presentation to marketing representatives from around campus regarding a new design system and component library for the USD website and related systems and tools.

See the Design System Initial Discovery presentation (PDF)