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Hawksites | About

CampusPress is a blogging, website, and ePortfolio tool built on WordPress technology and geared towards educational purposes.  At SUNY New Paltz, we have branded our CampusPress instance as “Hawksites.”


Features and Benefits:

  • Easy to use interface
  • Design a virtual class space in Hawksites as an alternative to Blackboard
  • Create a personal or professional website
  • Build an ePortfolio
  • Use Hawksites as a blogging platform

Authorized Users:

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff
  • Campus approved student organizations

Request Process:

  • Request a CampusPress site [form needed]
  • Visit the Hawksites landing page to get started: hawksites.newpaltz

User Responsibility:


Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • Hawksites should be used for the purposes listed below; if you wish to use a Hawksite for a purpose not listed below, your request must be evaluated and approved by IT and Communications and Marketing staff:
    • Alternative LMS platform for courses or course blogs
    • Websites or blogs for Faculty Governance
    • Personal webpages (Faculty, Staff, Students)
    • Project oriented webpage
    • Student organization webpage
  • You must have a valid New Paltz User ID (NPCUID) and password to log in to Hawksites.
  • With permission, guest accounts may be created for users participating in community programs being run through SUNY New Paltz.

Hours of Availability:

  • Hawksites is available 24 hours a day.

Customer costs:

  • Hawksites is provided free of charge to authorized users.

Support: