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Web Services

Content Update Service

Although websites are easy to update in the Cascade Server web content management system, some departments prefer help from Web Services.


Simple content updates are done by student assistants at a rate of $21.21/hour, billed in 15-minute increments with a minimum yearly charge of one hour. While some clients pay as much as $600/year for heavy usage of our update service, the average client pays less than $50.

Please note: Web Services will fix broken links and other accessibility issues in update client sites. You will be charged at the hourly rate. 


Updates are typically completed within two to five business days, although larger jobs or update requests submitted during academic breaks may take longer.


  1. Become a client by sending a CAF to Jose Diaz at zip 005. Put the name and URL of your site in the “work to be performed” section. You can include an approved maximum or leave the CAF open.
  2. Request your update(opens in new window) via our ticket system. Once we have received your charge authorization, we can get started on your updates.

Content Quality

Disability support and accommodation is a significant component of the CSU’s academic mission. We are required to be in continual compliance with the federal and state disability laws. For this reason, we cannot upload inaccessible content to any campus website—this includes inaccessible PDFs and Word documents, uncaptioned videos, or graphics with insufficient contrast, among other things. If you need help with web accessibility, you can see our Accessibility Assistance section.

Your content must meet the standards within the Campus Web Site-Maintainers Agreement. Web Services may edit your content to adhere to University style.

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