It's not magic, it just looks like it. Web Services has produced an online tool for every purpose under the sun.
The best way to submit a request to Web Services is through our web request form. Once you submit a request the request will be officially logged in our ticket system. It then can be assigned to any web team member. We will contact you after receiving a request to let you know when your project will be completed.
Please allow time for web requests to be completed. Remember that there are several requests in the queue. Depending on the type of request the project may be completed within a few days to a few weeks.
Submit a web request by going to www.stmarys-ca.edu/webhelp
Salli is the content management system for the new site. Web Services is responsible for the maintaince and health of Salli. We can help you with any questions you may have about updating your site.
Online Forms (rsvp, contact us, etc.)
Contact Web Services to create an online form. Web forms can be customized to suit your department's needs. Whether you need a simple contact us form or a very detailed questionaire Web Services can help tailor a form that's right for you. The time it takes Web Services to create a form may vary depending on your requested needs. It may take anywhere from a day to a couple of weeks to a couple of months for large web apps. To meet your deadlines always get form requests in as soon as possible.
Online Payment Set Up
Web Services can create a customized online form that includes payment to be placed on your portion of the public website.
Setting up an online form to include payment includes several steps.
You will need authorization from the Business Office, including an approved GL code. Contact the Business Office at x4209.
You will need to submit a request to Web Services.
Once Web Services receives the request we will consult with you. Note that it will take time to create the form, set up payment, and test the form to see all payments, refunds, etc. are working properly.
There are several ways to enhance your department pages by adding images. While the Salli editing tool allows you to upload images yourself don't hesitate to contact Web Services to help with resizing and cropping. From the various image header options to image galleries to large background images, let us help you create a customized look to your site*.
*Remember images don't always have to be photographs of people or places they can also be charts, graphs or other illustrations.
Faculty Profiles can be found on the main web site at under each academic department.
To update your faculty profile go to the link below. This will take you to an updating tool on SMCnet.
http://smcnet.stmarys-ca.edu/academics/profiles/faculty-profiles.html. Once logged in you can Add, Modify or Delete any information from the "Profile", "Interests", "Scholarship" and "Services " pages. For information on how to update your Faculty Profile read the Faculty Profile Tutorial.
Example: Graduate Business Faculty
Academic Advising Referral Form (ARF)
The Faculty Academic Advising Form (ARF) is an online repository for advising students maintained by the Academic Advising and Achievement office.
The tool can refer a student for advising, assign advisors and show advising history for a student. ARF uses the Footprints or CaTStracks tool maintained by Web Services.
The ARF tool can be found on SMCnet under Academic Advising and Achievement.
For instructions on how to use the tool look at the ARF information on SMCnet or contact the Academic Advising and Achievement department at extension 4350.
Brickpile Forum (Discussion Boards)
Brickpile is a discussion forum available for use by SMC students, faculty and staff. Its threaded conversations can be public, private and/or moderated. You can create a topic for discussion or browse Brickpile's classifieds where you can find a roommate, sell items or join a carpool.
The system is SMC password protected, commenting is thereby restricted to within the SMC community. To use Brickpile go to the Brickpile homepage at: https://smcnet.stmarys-ca.edu/discussion and log in with your SMC username and password.
SMCnet is the former Saint Mary's College password-protected intranet. SMCnet is no longer being updated since the majority of information has been transferred over to the new website.
For questions regarding content on SMCnet contact us.