SAS Website Templates

Our office has created templates that we believe will serve the needs of most areas and we have attempted to provide enough flexibility in terms of color, banner, background and slideshow changes to allow each area to personalize the template for their specific needs.  Click links below to see the templates.

Checklist for SAS Academic Websites

SAS Undergraduate Rubric

This document will help develop an undergraduate section or, for quick reference, see the list below.

Mandatory features for undergraduate sections of SAS websites:

  • About Us or Why (major or department title)?
    Departments should choose one of these titles for their “landing” page.
  • Prospective Students
  • Learning Goals
    The most recent departmental learning goals we have on file for you can be found here.
  • Major(s)
    This is mandatory only if the department/program offers a minor.
  • Minor(s)
    This is mandatory only if the department/program offers a minor
  • Certificates
    This is mandatory only if the department/program offers a certificate(s)
  • Courses
    We provide a utility that automatically pulls course information from the Rutgers Schedule of Classes.
  • Advising
    Indicate how students can get advising in your department.

Optional features for undergraduate sections of SAS websites:

  • Honors        
  • Transfer Students
  • Include any special information about policies on accepting winter and summer courses taken elsewhere.
  • Nontraditional Students
  • Careers
  • Electives Search

Prospective Students Templates

This document will help with development of a Prospective Student feature.

SAS Web Template

The SAS Joomla template meets Rutgers University and School of Arts and Sciences identity standards.  Banners with the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences logotype and footer with departmental contact information will appear on every page of the website. 

In addition to identity features, the SAS Joomla template provides the following:

  • A responsive layout that adjusts content for different screens
  • A standard navigation and structure that provides easy access to departmental/unit information
  • A high level of compliance with Accessibility Standards

Other features of our websites include:

  • Course listings that updates automatically
  • Easy to maintain Faculty Listing
  • Image slideshows
  • Calendars and/or list of events
  • News and/or announcements

Please visit: to see a live demo of the SAS Joomla template or look below.