Website URL Redirects and Link Shortening

This service is available for faculty and staff.

ITS offers two options for creating user-friendly URLs that are short, branded, and redirect to another website.

  1. Link Shortener tool: It is perfect for having a St. Thomas branded link to an online resume, bio page, books and publications, a short address to a OneStThomas department site, etc. (For example: goes to our ITS department's OneStThomas website that would otherwise appear as a long URL of
  2. Vanity website: This can be requested for public university websites under special circumstances such as a print piece, large scale marketing campaign, or a special site. (For example: redirects to

Getting Started

All faculty and staff have access to the Link Shortener tool by logging in with your username and password at

To request a vanity website URL for a special circumstance, please use the Request Service form.

Click to Request Service

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The URL Shortener is a web application designed to provide students, staff, and faculty the ability to both shorten URLs as well as maintain an association with the University.


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