Short URLs is a service by Information Technology that provides short aliases for redirection of long URLs. A Short URLs consists of the alias (short URL) appended to www.fortlewis.edu/. For example www.fortlewis.edu/visit is a Short URL that redirects to http://www.fortlewis.edu/Home/Admission/CampusVisit.aspx.
Permanent Short URLs are meant to be used when directing from an existing page that is old or no longer exists to a new page. The Short URLs service responds to the browser using an HTTP status code of 301 which means that the current link or URL has been moved permanently to a new location. If the client browser is capable it will update its cache so that if the Short URL is encountered again it will automatically proceed to the new location.
To request a Short URL please use the AskIT Portal. Please include the alias (short URL) and the URL to be redirected to.